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1936 James 2022

James Venice "Boxie" Lane

June 4, 1936 — September 13, 2022

James Venice “Boxie” Lane, 86, of Groves, Texas, formerly of Nederland, Texas passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at Forever Young Assisted Living in Groves, Texas. James was born on June 4, 1936 to the late, Milburn W. Lane and Edna Mott Lane.
James enjoyed hunting, fishing and working cattle. He loved a good game of poker with his “Poker Buddies” and was always willing to take a trip to the casino. Two of his favorite things to do were to watch his grandsons play baseball and spend time with all of his family, especially during the holidays.
Those left to cherish his memory include his son, Brian Lane and his wife, Brandy; daughters, Sue Lane, Patricia Richardson and her husband, Tommy, and Earlene Lane Smith; brother, Benny Lane; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Lewis and Kathy Butler, and sister-in-law, LaDeva Crawford; grandchildren, Brian James Lane and his wife, Mandy, Amanda White and her husband, Dan; Jarred Lane and his wife, Jana, Caroline Richardson, Elizabeth Richardson, Connor Smith and Caden Smith; bonus grandchildren, Kara Griffin and her husband, Hunter and Kristin Thibodeaux and her husband, Keith; great-grandchildren, Caleb Lane, Cameron Lane, Jacie Lane, Madilynn White, Jackson Lane, Payton White and Hannah White; bonus great-grandchildren, Colby Havard, Peyton Griffin, Ryker Griffin, Gunnar Griffin and Adalyna Thibodeaux, and his loving nieces, nephews and extended family. James was loved and adored by many.
James is preceded in death by his parents, Milburn W. Lane and Edna Mott Lane; his loving wife of 47 years, Gertrude Lane and his beloved brother-in-law and sister-in-law.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland, Texas on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. with the funeral service to begin at 11:00 a.m.
A graveside service will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Broaddus Cemetery in Broaddus, Texas.
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Gathering of Family and Friends

Saturday, September 17, 2022

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Melancon's Funeral Home

1605 Avenue H, Nederland, TX 77627

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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Melancon's Funeral Home

1605 Avenue H, Nederland, TX 77627

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Graveside Service

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

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