Ratha Lane, 90, of Kibler, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014.
She was born April 22, 1924 in Shoal Creek to the late James and Lela Burnham. She was a member of the Faith Chapter 334 of Eastern Star of Carl Junction, Mo. for over 50 years; and a member of Kibler United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland Lane; a sister, Joyce Farnam; and three brothers, Larry Burnham, J.H. Burnham, and Gene Iven Burnham.
Funeral service was Friday, May 2, 2014 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Chapel with interment at Elizabeth Hall Cemetery in New Blaine, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
She is survived by two daughters, Betty Cochran of Madison, Ala., and Lequetta Yates of Kibler; a son, James Lane of Kibler; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Steve Burnham, Pat Burnham, Paul Cochran, Jamie Lane, Mark Lane, and Mickey Lane. Darrell Stephens served as honorary pallbearer.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Research at www.nationalmssociety.org, or the Lupus Foundation at www.lupus.org, or the Shoal Creek Methodist Camp at 571 Methodist Youth Camp Road, New Blaine, AR, 72851.
To place an online tribute go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com.