Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2012, at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church in Shaw. Burial will follow in Ray Cemetery in Shaw with the Reverend C.W. Ray officiating.
Visitation will from 5-7 p.m. Friday, December 21, 20121, at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church in Shaw.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Willie Lanney; sisters, Lucille Martin and Christine Carr; brothers, Willie D. Sanders, Willie Drake, and Thomas Drake; and daughter, Linda Gale Drake.
She is survived by daughters, Jessie Mae Lanney and Diana Diggs, both of Shaw, and Sheila Bell of Monroe, La.; three sons, Willie Lanney and Larry Drake, both of Shaw, and Leo Drake of Memphis, Tenn.; sisters, Anna Williams of Shaw, and Daisey Bell Dykes of Delaney, Fla.; brother, Jimmy Drake of Cleveland, Ohio; 15 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren, relatives, and friends.