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Marian Lewis Laney

March 11, 1930 ~ February 17, 2020 (age 89)


Marian Lewis Laney, 89, of Beaufort, passed peacefully on Monday February 17, 2020 at the home of her daughter in Irving TX.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the First Baptist Church of Beaufort, with Pastor Don Hadley presiding. Burial will take place at Ocean View Cemetery following the service.

Marian was born in Morehead City to Lonnie and Dana Lewis. She grew up in Morehead City, and married Lee Roy Laney, Jr. from Beaufort in 1951.  He joined the Air Force shortly after, and they were stationed in several states before retiring in Beaufort in 1972. Marian was a long time member of First Baptist Church, Beaufort where she taught Sunday school.  She was also active in the choir and the WMU.

Marian is survived by one daughter Sandra Laney Ellis and husband Randy, of Irving, TX; three grandchildren, Heather Ellis Hoffman and husband Timothy, of Harrisburg, PA, Timothy Scott Ellis and wife Ashley, of Dallas, TX, and David Grant Ellis and wife Daisy, of Flower Mound, TX; five great-grandchildren,  Matthew and Stephen Hoffman, Laney Ellis, Olivia and Emma Ellis.

The family will receive friends on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Brooks Funeral Home from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

In addition to her parents, her husband, Lee Roy Laney, Jr. preceded her in death.

Flowers are welcome, or donations may be made to the First Baptist Church, 403 Ann Street, Beaufort, NC 28516.


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February 24, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory
201 Professional Circle
Morehad City, NC 28557

Funeral Service
February 25, 2020

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Beaufort
403 Ann Street
Beaufort, NC 28516

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