Bennie Rae Lane


   Bennie Rae Lane, 82, of Cuero passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013. She was born November 27, 1930 in DeWitt County to the late S.A. and Alice Humphreys Lowrance. She married her beloved husband, Arthur Dutton Lane, on August 4, 1951 in Yoakum. She was Co-Chairman of the DeWitt County Historical Museum and Chair of the Fellowship and Worship Committees. Bennie was an elder of the First Presbyterian Church and was  active in the Presbyterian Women. She was a loving wife, mother, aunt, and sister. Bennie loved spending time with her grandchildren, great nieces and nephews. She was an integral part of the community and her smile could light up and room.
   She is survived by her daughters, Candy Lane Thompson (Bill) of West Palm Beach, FL and Sherri Lane Henwood of New Braunfels; son, Robert Dutton Lane of Tilden; sister, Dorothy Lynn Faulkner of Victoria; and grandchildren, Amber Lea Lane, Dutton Trevor Lane, and Candyce Nicole Henwood.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sisters, Alice Wendel and Sydney Wuest.
A visitation will be held Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at Freund Funeral Home. Services will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 16, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Bill Cotman officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. 
   Pallbearers include Bobby Lane, Frank Burns III, Clint Stiles, Don Stiles, Jr., John Bell, and Patrick Bell.
Honorary Pallbearers include Bucky Sager and Smokey Wilson.
   Donations can be made in memory of Bennie Rae Lane to support the Pierce Research and Teaching Fund and directed to the Development Office at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, 243 Charles Street, Boston MA 02114 or First Presbyterian Church in Cuero.
   You may sign the guest book or send condolences at
Freund Funeral Home, 361.275.2343.
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