Bennie W. (Shug) Lane

August 11, 1940 ~ October 28, 2021 (age 81)

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Graveside services for  Mr. Bennie ("Shug") W. Lane, 81, of Decatur, Alabama. will be noon, November 4, 2021 at Sterrs Cemetery with the Rev. Dorothy Gilchrist officiating. Public viewing will be Wednesday, from 1:00 pm- 5:00 pm at Reynolds Funeral Home.

Mr. Bennie Will Lane was born on August 11, 1940 in Limestone, AL, to the late Bennie Newton and Arkie Foster. He departed this life on October 28, 2021 at Decatur Morgan Campus.

He confessed his life in Christ at an early age. Shug, as he was affectionately called by family and friends attended schools in Limestone, AL.

Shug was well known for working on cars. He was an excellent mechanic, a joy to be around and he truly loved his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Lorine  Miland and Rebecca Miland; two sons, Justin and Jason Miland; 13 siblings of whom he was the youngest.

Shug is survived by: his loving wife of 52 years, Mrs. Patsy Ann Miland of Decatur; six daughters, Gloria McCloud (Curtis), Sharon Miland, Linda Miland, Tonya Miland (Troy) all of Decatur, Kendra Irving and Daphne Irving of Madison, AL; four sons, Bennie Miland (Diane), Tevarez Miland (Ulonda), Christopher Irving all of Decatur  and Terrance Irving of Madison, AL; 28 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a very special, dear niece and nephew, Lakeyah and Kenneth Heath; two  god-children, Avery and Judy Jackson; a host of other relatives and friends.

Strict Covid-19 Regulations will be enforced. Masks must be worn at all public viewings.


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Graveside Service
November 4, 2021

12:00 PM
Sterrs Cemetery

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