Evelyn Lane

Wednesday, October 6, 2004

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Evelyn H. Lane, 93, of Perryville, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

Mrs. Lane was born May 21, 1911, in Fruitland, Mo., daughter of George and Addell Caldwell McNeely. She was a case worker for the Missouri Department of Family Services. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Perryville.

She married Robert B. Lane Dec. 27, 1928; he died April 3, 1989. They were married for 60 years.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Jacqueline Lane Ludwig and Leonard E. Ludwig of Oak Ridge.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, Paul, Guy and Melvin McNeely; four sisters, Elsie and Barney Graham, Eunice McNeely, Winness and Arthur Hawkins, and Marguerite and Davie Noland.

Mrs. Lane will rest in state at Young and Sons Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Then she will be taken to First Presbyterian Church in Perryville for service at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau, with the Rev. Craig S. King Sr. officiating.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church.