Betty Jeanne LeForce Lane

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

Published in the Tulsa World.


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