Dessie Speers Lane
December 8, 2008
Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
Services for Dessie Speers Lane, 94, of Durant, who passed away Friday, December 5, 2008, in her residence, will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Durant. Rev. James Robinson and Bro. Roger Speers will officiate.
Dessie was born on Sunday, April 19, 1914, in Caney to James Mack and Hosa Dell Harris Speers.
She married Patrick Wilton Lane on March 31, 1934 in Atoka.
Dessie spent 30 years in the Fort Worth area. She had been in Durant since 1977.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church and loved her church friends. She was very actively involved in her church and reached out to others. She was a very caring person.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and brothers J. C. Speers, James Speers and John Harold Speers.
Dessie is survived by her son, Max Lane and wife Judy of Atoka; granddaughters, Amber Gammon and husband Troy and Ashley Givens and husband Tommy, all of Atoka; great-grandson, Hunter Gammon of Atoka; great granddaughter, Hannah Gammon of Atoka; sisters, Tressa Powell of Silo and Maridell Powell of Durant; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Interment will be at the Highland Cemetery in Durant.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Speers, Larry Speers, Dan Powell, Jim Speers, Tommy Givens and Troy Gammon.
Memorials for Dessie can be sent to Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, First Baptist Church at 124 W. Evergreen, Durant, Oklahoma 74701 and The Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children, Inc. at 3800 N. May Ave., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112-9750.
Condolences may be sent to the family at email@example.com.
Dalton-Holmes Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
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