2011-05-25 / Obituaries

Dorothy Neal Lanier, 86, of Twin City died May 20

Dorothy Neal Lanier, 86, of Twin City died Friday, May 20, 2011 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.

Funeral services were conducted 3 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2011 3 p.m. at Rosemary Primitive Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

She lived most of her life in Candler County and was the oldest member of Baptist Rest Primitive Baptist Church in Twin City. She met her husband of 43 years, the love of her life, Doyle Tyson Lanier Sr., while working as a nurse at Dr. Roy Lanier’s hospital.

Survivors include daughters, Barbara Stephens (Donnie), Rebecca Powell, Shirley Chance (Shelton), Debbie Singletary (Dwight) and Donna Scott (Johnny); a brother, James A. Neal; a sister, Lenez McLendon; 12 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, one son, five brothers and three sisters.

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