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Stella Lane

June 13, 1921 — November 5, 2009

Stella Inez Lane, age 88, of Celeste, passed away in the early evening hours of Thursday, November 5, 2009 at Sunny Springs Nursing Home in Sulphur Springs. She was born on June 13, 1921 in Ettrick, Virginia to Arthur and Mary Lona Belcher Marable, they precede her in death. On March 19, 1942, Stella married David Robert Lane in Yuma Arizona. Together they had three children and cared for their growing family until his death in 1976. Ms. Lane loved people. She acted as Mom to several military men under her husbands command during WWII. She earned the nickname Ace , which was later revised by her grandchildren to Mama Ace . She was proud to have worked as a cashier hostess for Holiday Inn hotel until she was 70 years old. She was also a member of Kingston Baptist Church. She is survived by one daughter, Pat Cummings, and husband Gene, of Celeste; two sons, Michael Lane, and wife Lue, of Caddo Mills and Bruce Lane, and Jonell, of Greenville; grandchildren, Larry Cummings, Karen and James Howard, Stella and Scott Willeford, David and Angel Cummings, Shorty and Tammy Cummings, Tammy Booker, Mike Roberts, Lisa Lane, Paula Lane and Penny Lugo; great-grandchildren, Matthew, Kandice, Rob, James Jr., Macie, Bradley, Zach, Lauren, Tyler, Megan, Kylie, Ramsey, Morgan, Michael, Nathan, Jefferey, Dustin, Caleb, Brynn, Caleigh, Chase, Bryce, Chelsea, Monica, Ashley, Cody, Chris, and Christy ; and great-great-grandchildren, Jordan, Peyton, and Olivia. Services for Ms. Lane will be held at 2:00 P.M., Monday, November 9, 2009 at Peters Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Richard Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery with Larry Cummings, Shorty Cummings, David Cummings, Matthew White, Rod Bowman, and Bradley Mayrell serving as pallbearers and Scott Willeford, James Howard, Bryce Kieffer, ZachWilleford, Tyler Willeford, and James Howard, Jr. serving as honorary pallbearers. Visitation will be held from 5 " 7 P.M., Sunday evening at the funeral home.
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