Lucille Laney, 90, of Trion, Ga., died peacefully at her home on June 19, 2010. Affectionately known as “Cile,” Lucille was the last surviving child of James and Minnie Walker and spent her childhood years in LaFayette and Trion.
On December 12, 1945, she married the love of her life, Charles H. Laney. They worked for Reigel, which was later bought by Boss Manufacturing. When Boss opened a plant in Greenville, Lucille and Charles made their home in Greenville for 37 years, adding their son Michael in 1962.
Surviving are her son, Michael (Vicky) Laney; granddaughter, Liz (Adam) Goulding ; great-grandson, Evan Goulding; special nieces, Judy Haviland and Nell McAbee; nephews, Andrew Walker, Kelly and Kelvin Cordell, as well as many nephews, nieces and life-long friends.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2010 from the chapel of Erwin-Pettit Funeral in Summerville, Ga. with the Rev. George Nix officiating. Interment was in West Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tim Harrison, Ashley Carter, Adam Goulding and Dewey McCloud.
Honorary pallbearer was Andrew Walker.