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Violet H. Lane

Violet H. Lane, age 85, of Erwin, passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center. She was a native of Washington County and a daughter of the late Dave and Loula Huskins Laws. Violet was a seamstress with Industrial Garment and worked for the Pepper Mill in the South Central Community for many years where she enjoyed her many friends. She enjoyed time with family and friends and loved animals. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lane is preceded in death by husband, Charles E. Lane; daughter, Carolyn Richardson; son, David Charles Lane; and grandson, Joshua Glenn Cooper.

Violet has left to cherish her memories:
Sister: Edith Yates
Children: Katherine Hensley and husband, Paul of Greeneville, SC
Johnny Lane and wife, Teresa of Johnson City, TN
Janie Cooper of Jonesborough, TN
Larry Lane of Erwin
Howard Lane and wife, Mary Nell of Erwin
Herman Lane and wife, Tina of Erwin
Grandchildren: Marty Richardson, Daphne Ledford, Wendy Lane, Nathan Lane, Landon Lane,
Brandon Lane, Stephanie Lane, Bo Adams, and Robbie Adams
Great Grandchildren: Katie and Isaiah
Niece: Dorothy Robinette of Erwin
Special Cousin: Georgie Huskins

A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 5:00 PM and continue until 7:00 PM on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Valley Funeral Home. The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at a funeral service to honor and celebrate the life of Violet H. Lane to be at 11:00 AM on Monday, December 23, 2013 in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend Kevin Laws will officiate. A committal service will immediately follow the funeral service on Monday at Bumpus Cove Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Mrs. Lane’s grandsons and nephews.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Violet H. Lane through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.