Lorene Mildred Lanham
Lorene Mildred Lanham
  • April 22, 1923 - November 11, 2016
  • Cross Lanes, West Virginia

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Lorene M. Lanham, 93, of Cross Lanes, WV passed away Nov. 11, 2016 at Hubbard House West, So. Charleston, WV.

She was born on April 22, 1923 in Putnam County, WV, a daughter of the late Cornelia Thomas McClain. She was very involved in community and political activities. She was a member of the Dunbar Woman’s Club, Tyler Mountain Home Makers Association and one of her favorites was being a Hospice Volunteer. After her children had grown, she worked outside the home primarily with the Kanawha County Assessor’s Office. She was a long time member of McKinnon Presbyterian Church and served in many capacities including being an Elder.

In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, William D. Lanham; and two sisters, Maxine Berry and Bernice McClain.

She is survived by her three sons, David W. Lanham and his wife, Marilyn, of Charleston, WV, Curtis Lanham and Paul Lanham, both of Cross Lanes; one daughter, Carol Hilliard and her husband, Ron, of Bradenton, FL; one sister, Arlene Welch, of San Diego, CA; eleven grandchildren; and a large, loving extended family.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15th, 2016 at Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, 5233 Rocky Fork Road, Cross Lanes, WV with the Rev. Doug Minnerly officiating. Burial will follow at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Visitation will be held from Noon to 2:00p.m. prior to the time of the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Kanawha Hospice Care, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. West, Charleston, WV 25387.

Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.tylermountainfuneralhome.com.