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Farrar Funeral Home - White Pine
Wednesday November 24th, 2021
1:00pm - 6:00pm

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Walnut Grove Cemetery
Friday November 26th, 2021

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J.C. Lane

James Charlie (J.C.) Lane, age 101, passed away at his home on Saturday, November 20, 2021. He was born April 30, 1920 in Sevierville, TN. J.C. served in the Civilian Conservation Corps during 1940 and 1941 serving in Unicoi Co and Sugarlands. J.C. is a US Navy Veteran serving during World War II, he spent his time aboard the USS Ablemarle, where he was promoted to electrician first class, he then volunteered for a new ship that was commissioned, he became a plank owner on the USS Wasp, by being an original crew member. J.C. was Honorably Discharged as Chief Petty Officer after 6 years of service. After returning from his duty in the Navy he moved to White Pine in 1951 to work at American Enka from where he retired after 36 years. He is preceded in death by the love of his life of 72 years, Ruth Loveday Lane; sister, Gladys Holiway; brothers, John, Tidus, and Ray Lane. He is survived by his daughters, Rita Potter (Tony), Betty Jo Moore (Roger); grandchildren, Wayne Potter, Letitia (Dusty) Cox and Nicholas Moore; great-grandchildren, Jake (Brynnan) Cox, Joseph Cox, Dawson Moore and Jayce Cox. He leaves behind very dedicated Special Angels on Earth, Barbara, Carol, Frankie and Zabrina.

Military graveside service will be on Friday, November 26, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. Walnut Grove Cemetery, Sevierville, TN with Rev. Charlie Harkleroad officiating. J.C. will Lie In State on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 between the hours of 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. with the family present between the hours of 4-6:00 p.m. at Farrar Funeral Home, White Pine. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude’s Research Hospital or The Daily Bread in Morristown.
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Mary McCarter Nov 24 2021 10:03 PM

A candle was lit in memory of J.C. Lane

Larry and Faye Rimmer Nov 24 2021 1:12 PM

Dear Lane family, we were sadden to learn of J C's passing. He was such a fine man.

Norman & Marie Lindsey Nov 24 2021 9:09 AM

A candle was lit in memory of J.C. Lane

Larry Bubby Rines Nov 23 2021 7:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of J.C. Lane


A candle was lit in memory of J.C. Lane

David Davenport Nov 23 2021 8:50 AM

JC was a wonderful kind man. I spent many days and nights in he and Ruth home with my dear friend Betty Jo. The good Lord leaves men like JC on this earth for 101 years to make it a better place for everyone. Love to you and Rita and the entire family! Patty

Patty Herndon Nov 23 2021 8:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of J.C. Lane

Faye White Nov 22 2021 9:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of J.C. Lane

Laurie Scott Nov 22 2021 9:06 PM

We love you Uncle J.C may you celebrate with your lord and Savior

Bobby and Kerri Wilhoite Nov 22 2021 6:30 PM