William Robert Lanier, 74, of Greers Ferry, died Tuesday Dec. 25, at Ozark Hospital in Clinton.

He was born Dec. 20, 1938 in Hermitage, a son of the late Hugh O. Lanier and Opal Baker Lanier. He was a retired U.S. Navy veteran with 20 years of service, a member of Hickory Springs A.R.P. Church and the widower of Virginia Lanier who died in 2007.

Survivors include a sister Betty Thompson, of Greers Ferry.

Graveside service with flag presentation will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, at Hickory Springs Cemetery near Hermitage. Services are under the direction of Frazer’s Funeral Home.

Published: 12/29/2012