LANE – Betty “Jeanne”, (78) died August 27, 2008, of natural causes. She was born on January 29, 1930, the 6th of 12 children born to Ora B. and Alma (Cox) Leforce. Jeanne was the mother of Donald Ray and Anita Jeanne Walters. She was preceded in death by; her son, Donald Ray Walters; her husband, Neil Brooks Lane; and 8 siblings, Laverne Carswell, Maxine Ross, Juanita “Margie” Earl “LeRoy” Leforce, Eldon “Donald” Leforce, John Alvin Leforce, Samuel Ray Leforce and Kathryn B. Lipp. She is survived by: her daughter, Anita “Jeanne” Russell; 2 grandsons, James (Jim) Neil Russell and Travis Walters; and three siblings, Violet (Vi) Alma Leforce, Gracie Laura Creason and William (Bill) Harold Leforce. She is also survived by: her daughter-in law, Donna Walters; son-in-law, Paul (Bob) Robinson Lanier; and many nieces and nephews who she loved as if they were her own. Jeanne was a highly intelligent woman, master bridge player who loved and tenderly cared for animals.. She valued hard work, education and family and friends. She enjoyed life to its’ fullest before suffering a stroke which left her paralyzed on her left side. She had an adventurous spirit and a unique personality. The world has lost a bit of color with the passing of Betty Jeanne Lane. She was much loved and will be missed by all that knew her and whose life she touched. Service will be 11 a.m., Friday, August 29, 2008 at Moore’s Eastlawn Chapel, 1908 S. Memorial. Graveside service will be 2 p.m., at Fairview Cemetery in Vinita, OK. Moore’s Southlawn 918-663-2233 share memories at http://www.moorefureral.com.
Published in the Tulsa World.