Martha Virginia Boger Lanier

Published 1:24 pm Monday, August 23, 2021

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Mrs. Martha Virginia Boger Lanier, 84, of Fred Lanier Road, Mocksville, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

She was born on April 13, 1937 in Forsyth County to the late Dean Carl and Mary Lapish Boger.

Mrs. Lanier attended Ijames Crossroads Baptist Church for nearly 62 years, where she loved her ladies Sunday school class. She enjoyed watching Charles Stanley and listening to gospel music, mowing her yard and spending time with her grandchildren. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband of 62 years, Kenneth Avery Lanier Sr.; an infant son; and siblings, Mary Ruth Seats, David Boger, Hubert S. Boger, and Joe Boger.

Survivors: her son, Ken Lanier Jr. (Kristi); a daughter, Jenny Lanier Ely (Jordon); 2 grandchildren, Kendall Lanier (Kailey) and Kayli Lanier (Jake); and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24 at Ijames Crossroads Baptist Church, with the Revs. Franklin Myers and Alex Heafner and Dr. Robert Jackson officiating.

Memorials: Ijames Baptist (general fund), 1038 Ijames Church Road, Mocksvill; or Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103.