LANE, Faylene May Somers Sanford, 83, of Mechanicsville passed into the arms of our Lord on January 8, 2019.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 27 years, Gordon Lane. She is survived by her four children, Jean Roberts (Rich), Ray Sanford (Robin), Bev Mangekian (Jeff) and John “JD” Sanford (Kathi); and three step-children, Bonnie Gravius, Pete Lane and Teri Warnick (David). Mama Fay was very proud of her 13 grandchildren, as well as many great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Fay was an active member of her church, and enjoyed gardening, making hats and fascinators, knitting and crocheting, cooking, and traveling.
A celebration of life will be held on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Shady Grove United Methodist Church of Mechanicsville, 8209 Shady Grove Rd., Mechanicsville, VA 23111. Fay requested that friends dress in bright colors and wear a hat. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to MCEF, P.O. Box 604, Mechanicsville, VA 23111.