Hillsboro - Funeral for Ted Lanier, 81, of Hillsboro will be Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at Parkway Funeral Home, at 2:00 PM with Rev. Tim Sawyer and Rev. Festus Grissom officiating. Burial will be in Midway Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Mr. Lanier, who died Saturday, January 2, 2021, at his residence, was born, March 22, 1939, to Clifton Lanier and Violet Stricklin Lanier. He believed in God and lived one day at a time and we live and cherish his memories. He was a father figure to Mike Blankenship and took care of him for several years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife - Nan Jones Lanier, sister - Marie Stenson, brother - Larry Lanier
Wife - Glendora M. Lanier
Sons - Rickey (Denise) Lanier, Keith (Stephanie) Lanier
Brother - Oakley Lanier
Sister - Janice Goodwin
Step-Daughters - Noelle (Jamie) Dutton, Andrea (Brian) Parker, Nadra (Dale) Harris
6 grandchildren; 5 step grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 7 step-great grandchildren Pallbearers will be Dustin Lanier, Austin Lanier, Josh Dutton, Dan Elkins, Roger Weeks, Stacy Goodwin
Honorary pallbearers will be Stephanie Davis, Spencer Sharpley, Lincoln T. McKay, Porter T. Dutton, Mike Blankenship, Roger Anderson.
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