Mary Lanham (ALBANY, N.Y.)

ALBANY, N.Y. - Mrs. Mary Merriweather Lanham, 87, entered into rest September 12, 2007 at Long Island Jewish Hospital. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at Morning Dew Baptist Church, St. Albany. Mrs. Lanham was a native of Edgefield County and a member of Poplar Spring Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Lafayette Lanham, Sr., St. Albany; three sons, Lafayette Lanham, Jr., Otis Lanham, St. Albany and Michael Lanham, Atlanta; three daughters, Christine Milling, Swanan, Ga., Shirley Crafton, Eve Lanham, St. Albany; a brother, Willie Merriweather, Trenton, S.C.; two sisters, Roberta Buggs, Edgefield and Annabell Mosley, Jamaica, N.Y.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Crowe's Funeral Home, Queens, N.Y. is in charge of arrangements. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 250 Coral Street, Edgefield, S.C. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-September 16, 2007