Barbara Ann Mintz Lanier

February 16, 1943 - January 15, 2021
Barbara Ann Mintz Lanier

Barbara Ann Mintz Lanier, age 77, born on February 16, 1943, went home to be her her Heavenly Father on Friday, January 15, 2021.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Florence Mintz, son, Sammy Lanier, Jr., granddaughter Heather Smith, sister Daisy Lawhorne, brother Tommy Ray Mintz and her loving companion Jerry Hassell.

She leaves behind a large and loving family, her daughters, Sylvia Lester (Sheila Miles, daughter in-law), and Wanda Doyle; son Mark Lanier and sisters, Ruby Stubbs, Rochelle Piner, Brenda Piner, and Josephine Grainger; 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; 1 great granddaughter and many nieces and nephews.

Barbara was a True Treasure to all that knew her and she loved her family very much. She will be dearly missed.

Her memorial service is being planned at Seagate Baptist Church 1 pm Friday, January 22, 2021.

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  • January 19, 2021
    Pete and Rose Lanier lit a candle:
    Lit since January 19, 2021 at 1:32:59 PM

  • February 02, 2021
    Melissa (Lisa) Johnson says:
    I just learned of aunt Ann's passing, I am so sorry. Anytime I think of her, I always remember her smiling. Sending love and keeping you in my prayers.