Whitney Lane

Whitney LaneWhitney Lane, 19, of Astoria died at 10:30 p.m. April 18, 2013, in an auto accident, west of Lewistown.

She was born April 21, 1993, in Peoria, a daughter of Larry Smith and Jenniffer Lane.

Surviving are her parents of Astoria; three brothers, Austin Smith of Rushville and Jacob Mann and Eli Mann, both of Astoria; one sister, Trinity Smith of Astoria; grandparents, Charles and Connie Selby of Havana; one grandmother, Karen Taylor of Rushville; and great-grandmothers, Shirley Cogar of Havana and Florence Ritchey of Macomb.

She was preceded in death by grandfathers, Harold Lane Sr. and Dennis "Doc" Taylor.

She attended Spoon River College. She worked at Seward Stables in Havana and last worked for ABM Security at Excel in Beardstown.

She was a member of Fulton and Mason County Girl Scouts for nine years and Fulton County 4-H.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Reverend Ann Windsor officiating. Burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery in Browning.

Memorials may be made to Whitney Lane Memorial Fund, c/o Box 525, Astoria, IL 61501.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/24/2013

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