Mabel M. Lane, 94, of Granite City, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at Fountain View Memory Care in Granite City.
She was born April 13, 1921, in Dover, Tenn., a daughter of the late William and Deloris (Settle) Rainwater. She married Edward Lane Sept. 22, 1945, in Granite City and he passed away May 23, 2011. Mabel was a faithful member of Johnson Road Baptist Church in Granite City and enjoyed her days of attending Dewey Avenue Methodist Church and Gospel Mission in Granite City. She had a special love of quilting, trout fishing and playing cards. Family was very important to her and she cherished her special times shared with her family and friends.
She is survived by a granddaughter and her husband, Michelle and Terry Mims of Maryville; two great-grandchildren, Taylor Mims of Maryville and her fiancé, Brandon Fuller of Granite City and Brendan Mims of Maryville; a son-in-law and his wife, Edward and Barb Burlison of Granite City; a brother, Charles Rainwater of Granite City; two brothers-in-law, Ralph Lane of Granite City and George Wright of Collinsville; many nieces and nephews; other extended family and friends.
In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Faye Burlison; a son, Eddie Ray Lane; a granddaughter, Melissa Burlison; three brothers and five sisters.
In celebration of her life, visitation will be 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, where funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 3, 2016, with the Rev. Larry Blankley officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorials may be made to Johnson Road Baptist Church in Granite City and may be accepted at the funeral home; www.irwinchapel.com.