Funeral services for Mrs. Lillian Ewing Lening will be 2:00 PM Sunday, January 18, 2015, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Pastor John Hunn officiating. Interment will be at sunrise on Monday at Fairview Cemetery in Norene. Visitation will be Saturday 2–6 PM and Sunday after 1 PM at Ligon & Bobo.
Mrs. Lening, age 81 of Lebanon passed away Thursday, January 15, 2015, at Quality Care.
Born February 11, 1933, in the Greenvale Community of Wilson County, she is the daughter of the late Elbert V. and Mattie Emma Jennings Ewing. She graduated from Watertown High School and later worked as a beautician at Gladys’ Beauty Shop for many years. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of fifty seven years, Doyle Lening Sr. on July 4, 2008; daughter, Theresa Callis; daughter in law, Tish Lening; sister, Bobbie Foster; and a brother, Thomas Ewing.
She is survived by her son, Doyle Lening Jr.; son in law, Tom Callis; four grandchildren, Marianne (Patrick) Stewart, Matthew (Alicia) Callis, Kacie Lening, and Jessica Lening; and several nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers: Martha Sunday School Class of Immanuel Baptist Church.