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Coy Edward Lane

Coy Edward Lane, 77, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. He was born in Johnson City, Tenn., a son of the late step-father, Fred Herbert Cade, and mother, Cora Lee Lane. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his mother and father-in-law, Fronie and Luther Bowers, and one brother-in-law, Ed Seals.
Coy was a veteran of the United States Navy and a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church in Elizabethton. He was employed as a custodian for the Johnson City School System, and later in life worked as an electrician for Commercial Refrigeration and HEB. He was a member of the Elizabethton VFW.
Coy enjoyed gardening, canning, watching westerns, fly-fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren listening to fishing stories. Coy was known for helping anyone who was in need.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, June “Susie” Lane; three sons, Michael Lane and fiancée Chelsea, Coy Ray Lane and wife Megan, and Adam Lane and wife Penny; eight granddaughters; three grandsons; two great-granddaughters; one great-grandson; one sister, Betty Ruth Seals; one brother and sister-in-law, James Edward Grasham and wife Maeagle; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Wade Ballard and wife Carolyn, Dale Ballard and wife Patricia, Ray Ballard and wife Teresa, and Ron Ballard and wife Phuong; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 17, at Monte Vista Funeral Home. The committal service and interment will follow at 2 p.m. in the Garden of Sermon on the Mount at Monte Vista Memorial Park with Pastor Scott Price officiating. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Due to COVID-19, for everyone’s protection, all visitors are required to wear a mask and social distancing will be observed. The family would like to extend special thanks to the doctors and nurses of the ICU at Sycamore Shoals Hospital for all the love and care that was shown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences and memories may also be shared with the Lane family by visiting www.montevistafunerals.com.
Arrangements especially for Mr. Coy Edward Lane and his family have been made through Monte Vista Funeral Home & Memorial Park, 1900 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, TN (423) 282-2631.