Laurie Pankey-Lane was born November 1, 1965, to Alex and Betty Pankey in Albuquerque, NM and passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 of natural causes.
Laurie graduated from Goddard High School in Roswell, NM and Western NM University in Silver City, NM with a degree in Accounting. She was the Executive Director at the Silver City Chamber of Commerce, and briefly sold real estate before moving to Roswell. She was currently employed by Berkshire Hathaway Home Services as an Associate Broker and was active in both local and state Realtors Associations.
Laurie loved hiking, biking, being in the mountains and volunteering for several organizations. She loved music and attended quite a few concerts with her beloved daughter. Laurie loved to travel and visited several European countries when her daughter lived in Madrid, Spain. Laurie is survived by her daughter Alli Lane of Silver City, NM and currently residing in Talkeetna, AK; parents Alex and Betty Pankey of Roswell; sister and brother-in-law Carrie and Kirk Weems of Roswell; nephews Drew Lucero and Quinton Weems of Roswell; and not to be left out, her beloved Yorkie Coee.
She was preceded in death by very special grandparents, Barney and Evelyn Pankey and Rollen and Margie Litchfield.
A memorial service will be held at St. Peters Catholic Church, 805 S. Main on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Epilepsy Foundation 8301 Professional Place, Suite 200, Landover, MD 20785 would be greatly appreciated.