November 5, 2021, 78, Mount Olive –
In the early morning hours of Friday, November 5, 2021, Mrs. Janice Lane went to be with the Lord, as she was being cared for at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville.
It was on October 10, 1943 that Janice Dean Whitfield was born to her parents, Frank Whitfield and Minnie Hill Whitfield and would be one of their seven children. Siblings, Hazel W. Jones, Harold Whitfield, Bobby Whitfield, and Franklin “Bug” Whitfield, preceded their sister in death.
She had been married to Alton “Tootie” Lane and they had farmed and raised their family on the outskirts of Mount Olive near the airport.
Mrs. Lane is survived by her daughters and a son-in-law, Tammie Lane Strickland of Mount Olive, and Cristy Lane Goodwin and Jonathan Goodwin of Calypso; four grandchildren, Nikki Lane Hines and husband, Wilson, of Mount Olive, Tiffany Lane Williams and husband, Lyle, of Mount Olive, Alton Strickland of Mount Olive, and Ethan Goodwin of Calypso; three great-grandchildren, Anna Hines, Emma Hines, and Gabriel Williams, all of Mount Olive; a sister, Helen W. Britt of Mount Olive; a brother, Rex Whitfield of Mount Olive; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents, a sister, and three brothers, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tootie, their son, Timothy Lane and his wife, Melinda Lane.
Funeral services will be Monday, November 8, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Jeffrey Dail.
Visitation with the family will follow this service. At other times, the family welcomes others to the home of Jonathan and Cristy Goodwin in Calypso. Entombment will be in the Calypso Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Calypso Fire Department, c/o Roger Davis, treas., PO Box 56, Calypso NC 28325.