Texarkana Clark Burrow Lanier, 97, slipped quietly into the arms of Jesus Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, in Cedar Hill, Texas. She celebrated 97 years young Dec. 21 with a host of family and friends. Her life brought much joy to her family and friends. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and aunt. She was a retired LVN and was a true Bible scholar.

She is survived by four children, Earl and Ann Burrow, Dorothy and Wayne Bradford, Gay and Jackie Gilbert and Peggy and Travis Stewart; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was a faithful member of the Church of God in Cleveland, Tenn., and served in many capacities for the churches she attended.

Funeral services and interment were held Saturday, Jan. 15, at Laurel Land in Dallas, Texas.