Dorothy Diane Shepherd Lane, 62, of Steeles, WV, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 after an extended illness.

Mrs. Lane was born December 30, 1957 in Welch, WV a daughter of the late Freelen and Jo Ann Walker Shepherd.  She worked at Iaeger Family Clinic in Iaeger before her illness and was of the Christian faith.   

In addition to her parents Diane was preceded in death by one sister Debbie Lynn Shepherd; grandparents, Joe and Della Lester Walker and Frank Shepherd; along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Survivors include her husband Donnie C. Lane of Steeles, WV; three sons, Donnie Bruce Lane, Jeffery Carl Lane and Danny Lawrence Lane all of Steeles, WV; three uncles, Roy Shepherd of Jacksonville, FL, Lawrence Walker and wife Patsy and Bobby Walker and wife Leona all of Steeles, WV; two aunts, Patsy Woolum and Virgie Walker both of Steeles, WV. “Nana” had five precious babies, Brianna Woolum, Logan Neace, Cierra and Zachery Holcomb and Makenna Richardson and too many cousins to mention, whom she loved dearly; a precious and dear friend and family member, Dale and Christine Lester of Steeles, WV; and her fur baby Max.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 12 o’clock with Reverend Dennis Lester, Reverend Allen Sprouse and Reverend Gary Walker officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV.  Burial will follow in the Pad’s’ Fork Community Cemetery at Steeles, WV.  Johnathan Walls, Kyle Goodson, Chad Browning, Terry Murphy, Michael James Holcomb and Teddy Bear Lester will serve as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearer will be Allen Sprouse. 

Friends may visit with the family Saturday evening, January 11, 2020 at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, where services will be held at 7 p.m.

Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

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