ALICE - Lavana Jean Myane, 54, passed away May 5, 2007 in an Alice hospital. Lavana was born December 19, 1952 in Premont, Texas, to Clarence and Junah V. Cross. She was a long time member of the First United Methodist Church in Alice. Lavana was a dedicated and adoring wife, loving mother and a wonderful Nana. She volunteered with numerous charities and church committees.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Myane of Alice; her daughter and son-in-law, Sommer Gail (David) Gordon of Ft, Knox, Ky.; two grandchildren, Austin Rylie and Greyson Myane Gordon; her parents, C. L. and Junah V. Cross of Premont; one sister, Patricia (John) Broussard of Lafayette, La.; and one brother, Roy Date (Nora) Cross of Mathis.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday May 8, 2007 at the First United Methodist Church in Alice.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Dixie Martin Foundation - (Crisis Intervention) P.O. Box 1407, Waller, Texas, 77484.

Arrangements entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, Inc.

-Paid Obituary