Ezelle Flannery Lane
1925 – 2007 

MOREHEAD – Ezelle Flannery Lane, 81, passed away Friday, September 14, 2007 in the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, Kentucky. 

She was born on September 18, 1925 in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Elder Robert Lee Flannery and Hildreth Parker Flannery. 

Ezelle was a retired florist having owned and operated Ezelle’s Flowers in Morehead for many years. She was well know and respected in the floral business having won many state and national awards in floral design. She was a member of the Morehead First Baptist Church and The Painted Hills Garden Club. She enjoyed entertaining, cooking, traveling, playing bridge and took great pride in her home, flowers and gardens. Ezelle also helped with the flowers and plantings at Morehead’s Fountain Park when it was established. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Ernest DeHart who passed away in 1970, her second husband, William C. (Bill) Lane who passed away in February 2007, brothers, R. L. Flannery, Paul Flannery and four infant brothers and one sister, Yvonne Belcher. 

Survivors include one son, Phil DeHart and his wife, Ann of Madisonville, two step-sons, Drew Lane and his wife, Jayne of Somerset and William C. Lane III and his wife, Gail of Polkville, North Carolina, two brothers, Ronald Flannery of Louisville and Gayle Flannery of Knoxville, Tennessee, three sisters, Deloris Whitsel of Apple Valley, Illinois, Glenna Mullins and Gloria Jean Spurlock both of Greenup, two grandchildren, Samantha Allard and Phillip David DeHart, six step-grandchildren, Kelly McGowan, Evans Lane, Sarah Cash, William C. Lane IV, Andrew Lane and Marsha Blaney, four great-grandchildren, Justin Hendrix, Brianna Allard, Allison DeHart and Daniel Phillip DeHart, three step-great-grandchildren, Justin Lane, Taylor Blaney and Brian Blaney and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 18, 2007 in the chapel of the Lane-Stucky-Gray Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Caldwell and Dr. Jack Ellis officiating. Burial will follow in the Brown Cemetery. 

Pallbearers will be Evans Lane, Russell Roe, Wayne Ferguson, William Waddell, Doug Caldwell and Drew Lane. 

To view the online memorial and sign the guest book, please visit www.lanestuckygray.com. 

Submitted by: Linda Cheeks Pittano

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