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Thurman Odell Lanier

September 4, 1942 ~ July 10, 2022 (age 79)

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Clarendon, NC

Thurman Odell Lanier, age 79, died Sunday, July 10, 2022 in the Columbus Regional Healthcare System, Whiteville, NC.  Born September 4, 1942 in Columbus County, NC, he was the son of the late William Rossie Lanier and Gladys Cribb Lanier and the widower of Bonnie Faye Norris Lanier.

He was a Veteran of the United States Army.

He is survived by two sons, Chris (Traci) Lanier of Castle Hayne, NC and Chad (Heather) Lanier of Wilmington, NC; one brother, Waylon (Barbara) Lanier of Clarendon, NC; and two grandchildren, Logan and Lucus Lanier.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Richard Lanier.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 11:00 AM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in the Cribb Cemetery in Cribbtown.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service in the chapel.


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July 14, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel
300 East 5th
Tabor City, NC 28463

Funeral Service
July 14, 2022

11:00 AM
Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel
300 East 5th
Tabor City, NC 28463

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