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James Leroy "Jim" Lane
Birth: Sep. 15, 1935
Bristol City
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 2008
Washington County
Tennessee, USA

Mr. James Leroy Lane, 73, 537 Dean Archer Rd., Jonesborough, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at North Side Hospital following a lengthy illness.

He was a Bristol, VA, native and a son of the late Burl George and Argie Lou Hammond Lane. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, David Lane; and a brother, Bill Lane.

Mr. Lane had retired in 1991 from Food Lion, where he was employed as a refrigeration and air-conditioning mechanic. He was a member of Unaka Rod and Gun Club. He was a Baptist.

Special thanks are given to the nurses and lab technicians at North Side Hospital and to Mickey and Emma Hammonds.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Lane, of the home; 4 sons and daughters-in-law, Steve Lane, Maryville, Gary Wayne and Lorie Lane, Dickson, Chuck Lane, Jonesborough, and Danny and Julie Lane, Jonesborough; 4 daughters and son-in-law, Pam and Todd Morgan, Pensacola, FL, Rose Marie Abbott, Baltimore, MD, Michelle Linkous and fianc�, John Ferguson, both of Jonesborough, and Marie Bralley, Gray; 1 brother and sister-in-law, George Ed and Lorine Lane, Jonesborough; 16 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services for Mr. Lane will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Chestnut Grove Union Church with Mr. Rick Price and Mr. Mickey Hammonds officiating.

The family will receive friends at the church from 4:00-6:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Research Center, 501 St. Jude's Place, Memphis TN 38105.

Condolences may be sent online to the Lane family at

Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements. 423-753-3821 
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
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Record added: May 06, 2009
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