Melveen Hanks "Mel" Lang


1930 - 2014

Melveen Hanks "Mel" Lang, 83, of Pensacola, died, Saturday, May 24, 2014.

Mel was born August 16, 1930 in Bratt, Florida to Joseph Oliver Hanks and Effie Mobley Hanks. She is preceded in death by her husband of over 60 years, Charles William Lang; son, Steven O. Lang and six brothers and sisters.

Her children include, William Lang (Angie) of Fairhope, AL; Charles Lang (Sue) of Marietta, GA; Brian Lang (Sherry) of Muscle Shoals, AL; Cheryl Mitchell of Pensacola, FL; and Kristin Holifield (Woody) of Milton, FL. She is also survived by nine loving grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Mel was a registered nurse for over 30 years of service at all three local hospitals.

The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel with visitation one hour prior to the service. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons, Matthew Lang, Chris Lang, Alan Mitchell, Woody Holifield, Patrick DeMarcus and Jonathan Lassiter.

Entombment will be at Bayview Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Alzheimer's Research at www.alz.org.

BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway is entrusted with arrangements.

Condolences may be offered at www.bayviewfisher-pouchapel.com.

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Funeral Home

Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel
3351 Scenic Highway 90e Pensacola, FL 32503
(850) 432-7805

Published in Pensacola News Journal from May 28 to May 29, 2014