John Lane

Mr. John Dorsett Lane, 85, of Wiggins, passed away June 1, 2021, in Gulfport. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Wiggins and  worked for Howard, Weil, Labouisse, Freiderich, and Company as an Investment Banker and later retired from the State of Mississippi Department of Social Services. He was a proud member of the Sigma Chi fraternity at Ole Miss and had many lifelong friendships with his fraternity brothers.

He was an avid bridge player, earning his life Master of Duplicate Bridge after his retirement. He was an advocate for physical fitness having run in several marathons.  The shutdown due to covid 19 was the only thing that ended those favorite activities.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in John’s memory to; University of Mississippi Medical Center Fund, UMC Development Accounting 2500 N. State Street Jackson, MS 39216.

Mr. Lane was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Milson and Elizabeth Dorsett Lane.

He is survived by his sister, Elizabeth “Becky” Lane Hanna (Hugh) of Gulfport; cousins, Mary Evelyn Dorsett Evans, Marvin White, Addye White Robertson, Paulette White, Marilyn Lane Simon, Barney Lane, and Meg Cain.

Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 10, 2021, at Moore Funeral Service in Wiggins. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Moore Funeral Service in Wiggins.   Moore Funeral Service in Wiggins is in charge of the arrangements.

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