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Jimmy Lanier

Jimmy Dean LanierLaurensJimmy Dean Lanier, 58, of 3339 Ekom Beach Road and husband of Ann L. Lanier passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at his home.Born in Gaffney, SC, he was the son of the late J.D. and Betty Jo Lanier. Jimmy retired from Byars Machine Shop, attended Hillcrest Baptist Church, and loved his Clemson Tigers.Surviving in addition to his wife are: daughter, Amanda Davis of Spartanburg; step-daughters, Ella Marie Owings of Laurens and Crystal Marie Simmons of TN; granddaughter, Brittany Humphries of Laurens; sisters, Dennie Cole of Gaffney and Kathy Pierce of Blacksburg; daughter-in-law, Jessica Humphries of Fountain Inn; sister-in-law, Libby Hudson (Danny) of Laurens; special friends, Marie Owings of Laurens and Danny and Malissa Crocker of Laurens.Mr. Lanier was predeceased by his sons, Brian Humphries and Bobby Humphries.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel conducted by Rev. Ben Rumph with entombment to follow in Forest Lawn Mausoleum.The family will receive friends at the cemetery immediately following the service.Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Jimmy Lanier please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Forest Lawn Mausoleum
765 East Main Street
SC, 29360


FEB 6. 11:00 AM (EST)

The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel

606 W. Main St.

Laurens, SC

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Ann, I just found out about Jimmy Deans passing. I'm so saddened by this. He was my best friend forever. I know that you will miss him. You were very good to him and he enjoyed his life with you. I pray for your strength as you go along. Know that he would have you laugh. Sandi

Sandra Taylor Apr 3 2019 12:00 AM

Ann. Larry and i are do sorry with this loss. We have so many good and funny times with Jimmy Dean. I will always hear him Yea moma. Love you and will try to see you soon. Fay

Fay edge Feb 5 2019 12:00 AM

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A candle was lit in memory of Jimmy Lanier

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A candle was lit in memory of Jimmy Lanier

Libby Hudson Feb 5 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jimmy Lanier

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