Delma A. Lane

Delma A. Lane, 79, of Canal Winchester, Ohio, formerly of Parkersburg, W.Va., went to be with Jesus on April 11, 2013.

Born on Aug. 24, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Nathan and Amy (Jones) Whitehair of Wirt County, W.Va. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Vienna, W.Va. She enjoyed working in her flower gardens, bird watching, home decorating, crafts, reading and listening to country music. She especially loved playing school with her youngest granddaughter, Jessie, and enjoyed the company of her cat, Frannie.

She will be missed by her children, A. Frank Lane III (Terri), Deborah Grubb, Kimberly Thompson (Tom), and Amy Mahoney, all of Parkersburg, and Frederic Lane (Jackie) of Newark, Ohio; 12 grandchildren, Michelle, Stephanie, Carrie, Amanda, Jillian, Heather, Whitney, Kyle, Karissa, Jessica, Sarah and Jarod; and five great-grandchildren, Anna, Alex, Oliver, Julia and Ella. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 40 years, Alpheus F. (Blue) Lane Jr.; and grandson, Zachary Medley.

Keeping with her wishes, the family will have a private graveside service.

Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Parkersburg at or The Nature Conservatory at

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