Ms. Lanier, 79, of Watertown died Wednesday morning at The Palace Nursing Home in Red Boiling Springs. She was born Dec. 23, 1937 to the late Claude and Nora Frances Jennings.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Tarpley, and brothers, David, James and Hobart Lanier.
She is survived by her sister, Nelda Walker, of Murfreesboro, and several nieces and nephews.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, 615-237-9318.
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