Thursday, November 9, 2006

Othel N. "Toots" Lane, 95, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, in Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett.

She was born Jan. 10, 1011, in Purdy to William F. and Ada B. "Strother" Higgs. Toots was a graduate of the Purdy High School. She was the manager for a clothing store and a member of the Aurora Baptist Temple.

On April 20, 1946, she married Earnest A. Lane in Aurora. he preceded her in death April 30, 1991. Her parents, two sisters, Lottie Whittington and Omah England; two brothers, Byron and Earl Higgs, also preceded her in death.

Graveside services were held Saturday at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, southwest of Purdy with Rev. Ed Walls officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, Aurora.