Earnest Homer Lang, 88, of the Hoges Chapel Community at Pembroke, departed this life Saturday November 1, 2008 at Pulaski Health and Rehabilitation Center in Pulaski after a long illness. Born in Giles County on May 13, 1920, he was a son of the late Fred Thomas and Anna Mae Farley Lang. He was a member of Mt Lebanon United Methodist Church at Hoges Chapel, was a devoted farmer and retired from Foote Mineral Co. as a heavy equipment operator. He was preceded in death by five brothers James, Archie, Junior, Rob, and Johnny Lang, a sister Hattie Barnett, and two half-brothers Lee and Paris Collins.
He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife of 64 years, Trula Wilson Lang; his sons and daughters-in-law Earnest S. “Earnie” and Betty Y. Lang of Pembroke, Stanley and Sharyn B. Lang of Pembroke; his sisters Lillian L. Breeden of Eggleston and Rosie L. Cressel of Radford; his grandchildren Ricky and Angie Lang, Vickie and Wes Wright, Derrick Lang; his great-grandchildren Rachael and Sara Lang, Makayla, Chris, and Austin Wright, River Lang.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 AM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com