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Willis Hoyt Lane

Published 3:46pm Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Willis Hoyt Lane

September 18, 2013

Willis Hoyt Lane, 82, Russellville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at his residence.

He lived his entire life in Franklin County and was a member of Tharptown Baptist Church. He was self-employed and owner of Hoyt Lane and Son Plumbing. Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 19, 2013 at Tharptown Baptist Church with Bro. Josh Miller, Bro. Bobby Amos and Whitney Swinney, granddaughter, officiating. Burial was in Tharptown Cemetery.

Survivors include wife, Doris Campbell Lane, Russellville; children, Sharon Warhurst and husband, Dewayne, Russellville, Karen Andrews and husband, Wayne, Russellville, Lisa Butler and husband, Randy, Haleyville, Lynn Lane and wife, Sheilah, Russellville; brothers, Herman Lane, Clifton Lane, both of Russellville; sisters, Louise Moland, June Amos, Barbara Amos, all of Russellville; grandchildren, Brandon Warhurst and fiancé, Samantha, Eric Warhurst and wife, Tiffany, Whitney Swinney and husband, Craig, Will Lane and wife, Tamera, Rachel Hall and husband, Justin, Lindsey Smith and husband, Ryan, Chad Butler; great-grandchildren, Hazel Hall, Sylvie Smith, Bayleigh Warhurst; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Brandon Warhurst, Eric Warhurst, Will Lane, Chad Butler, Craig Swinney, Justin Hall and Ryan Smith. Honorary bearers were Senior Men’s Sunday School Class.

He was preceded in death by parents, Arthur and Katie Lane; granddaughter, Katie Andrews; siblings, Mildred Wells, William Lane and Howard Lane.

Special thanks to North Alabama Hospice and special friend and caregiver, Greg Willis.

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