Virginia Rose Lane

April 8, 1929 – January 1, 2022

Virginia Rose Lane, 92, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022, at Hanover Nursing Center.

Born April 8, 1929, in Paoli, she was the daughter of Elwood and Mabel (Bennett) Newlin.  She married Ernest William Lane on July 28, 1946, and he preceded her in death on August 9, 2006.

Rose was a 67-year member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church and had been a custodian for many years.  She had served as past director of the Wesleyan Women.  Rose enjoyed reading and was a 1946 graduate of Paoli High School.

Survivors include her children, David Keith (Susan) Lane of Gallatin, Tennessee, Martha Rose (Barry) Banks of Madison; grandchildren, Rebecca Lane, Sarah McDaniel, Michael Helton, Robert (Amy) Helton, Melody (Rory) Martin; Angela Banks; great-grandchildren, Rachel, Derek, Jesse, Natasha, Clarissa, Donavon, Katie, and John; 12 great-great-grandchildren

Her parents and husband preceded her in death.

The funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 5, at the Mitchell Wesleyan Church with Reverend Steve Jones officiating.  Burial will be Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the church.

Memorial gifts can be made in Virginia’s memory to the Mitchell Wesleyan Church.

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