Mary Frances Lanier, 81, passed away Thursday, August 12, 2021, at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah. Born in Brooks County, she was the daughter of Woodie and Lula Touchton Cooper. Mrs. Mary Frances was a homemaker, but she did work as an auditor to certify daycare facilities. She enjoyed watching her hummingbirds, but she loved to read a good book. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of thirty years, William Earl Lanier.
Surviving are her son, Grant Allen Lanier of Metter; a daughter, Lisa Faith Lanier of Savannah; her brother, Owen Cooper (Melanie); a sister, Ann Phelps (Bert); several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Saturday, August 14, 2021 from 4-6 p.m. at Rosemary Primitive Baptist Church.
The funeral will be Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 3 p.m. at Rosemary Primitive Baptist Church. Mrs. Lanier will lie in state one hour prior to the service.
Internment will be at Rosemary Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter is in charge of the arrangements.