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Dr. Cornell Lane

Renowned educator, philanthropist and family man who made numerous contributions during his decades of service. Dr. Cornell D. Lane born May 28, 1939 passed October 8, 2021 in Nashville, TN. He is preceded in death by his parents William Shelton Lane, Sr. and Thelma S. Lane; beloved wife Hattie Ruth (Boleyjack) Lane; his brother William Shelton Lane Jr; sisters Iva Pearl (Lane) Sawyer and Marva Jo (Lane) Brook. Left to cherish his memory: his daughters: Monique M. (Jonathan) Brasfield (Shreveport, LA) and Angela R. Lane (Nashville, TN); brothers: Malchus L. Lane (Hendersonville, TN) and Tony V. Lane (Antioch, TN); devoted nephew, Malchus Lane Jr. (Nashville, TN); grandchildren: Jennifer G. Brasfield and Jonathan P. Brasfield (Shreveport, LA), goddaughter Carolyn E. (Frank) Hodison (Nashville, TN), his dear companion Patricia Gregory (Nashville, TN) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends Viewing Friday October 22,2021 1p.m.-6p.m. and Saturday 1:00 p.m. -1:45 Service at 2:00 Limited attendance Live stream is encouraged Terrell Broady Funeral Home, Inc. 3855 Clarksville Pike Nashville, TN 37218Viewing Friday, October 22, 1-6:00p.m., Visitation Saturday, October 23, 2021, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m with funeral to follow at funeral home. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Cornell touched so many lives in very positive ways.He will be greatly missed. You have my deepest sympathy. Jeanette W. Crowder

Jeanette W.Crowder Oct 20 2021 10:25 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Dr. Cornell Lane

DeloresBrasfield-Nixon Oct 20 2021 2:58 PM

A brother for many years in 1960 we became fraternity brother of Alpha Phi Alpha.. My deepest sympathy

Steven D. Dailey Oct 20 2021 2:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Dr. Cornell Lane

Dr. Sandra Kirkland and Alex Nursing-May God give you peace knowing your father is in his loving arms Oct 20 2021 11:58 AM

Dr, Cornell Lane, if I have helped somebody, well done.
Andrew Tillery

Andrew Tillery Oct 19 2021 9:13 PM

Thinking of you family and praying for your comfort.

Steve & Linda Williams Margaret Randolph Oct 19 2021 4:55 PM

I am sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed.

Willie J Alexander Oct 19 2021 4:45 PM

Our sincere condolences to the Family & Friends🙏🏾🙏🏾. Love, Tommie & Cynthia Brasfield❤️

Tommie & Cynthia Brasfield Oct 19 2021 3:55 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Dr. Cornell Lane

Tommie & Cynthia Brasfield Oct 19 2021 3:52 PM

Our father, Lloyd Westfield, had a lifelong friendship with Cornell. May they meet in heaven to continue their conversation.

Nancy L Westfield Oct 16 2021 9:12 AM

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