Wilford Jones Lane

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Funeral service for Mr. Wilford Jones Lane will be 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 2015, at St. Michael's and all Angels with Minster Ryan Robertson officiating. Burial will follow at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Alabama National Cemetery. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at the church. Mr. Lane passed away Thursday at RMC. Survivors include his wife, Amy Lane; children, Joshua Jones Lane (Jennifer), John Roberts Lane (Neren) and Emily Brown (Jason); grandchildren, Sarah Lane, Joseph Lane, Brittney Brown and Krystal Brown; mother, Gertrude Lane and sister, Hilda Lane Butler. Mr. Lane is preceded in death by his father, Ernest Lane; sister, Judy Lane Brasher. Pallbearers will be Jason Brown, Bobby McDowell, James J. Taylor, Robert Moore, Declan Foy, Hank Leucken. Honorary pallbearers will be the Calhoun-Cleburne Bar Association and the Alabama Elks. Mr. Lane graduated from Oxford High School, Jacksonville State University and Birmingham School of Law. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a Vietnam Veteran. Mr. Lane has been a member of the Calhoun-Cleburne Bar Association since 1978. He was the current president of the Alabama Elks Association and past Exalted Ruler of Anniston Elks Lodge No. 189. He was also a life member of the Bynum American Legion Post No. 155, the VFW and the Moose Lodge. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Anniston Elks Lodge Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 817, Anniston, AL 36202. Online condolences made at www.graybrownservice.com
Published in The Anniston Star on Mar. 21, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave | Anniston, AL 362014651 | (256) 236-3441
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