News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 28, 2013

Lana Rayne Metzger


CLOVERLAND — Lana Rayne Metzger, 59, of Cloverland, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, June 25, 2013. She was born July 28, 1953, in Terre Haute, the daughter of Bill and Betty (Hoskins) Rodgers. Lana graduated from Staunton High School with the class of 1971. After taking a trip to Israel, she attended Indiana State University. She had worked at the Putnamville Correctional Facility for the past 18 years and was planning on retiring in July.

She will be remembered as a fun loving person who was active in the Cloverland Gospel Church and Worthington Baptist Church, and loved to sing and dance.  

She was preceded in death by her father, Bill Rodgers.

She is survived by her mother, Betty Rodgers; sons, John Pechi and wife Angelee Murray and Peter Pechi and fiancée Marcella Nevels, both of North Carolina; daughter, Patricia McCammon and husband Justin; nephew, Mike Rodgers and wife Katie; four grandchildren, Gage Floyd, Malea Floyd, Nora McCammon, and Reese Wilson; a brother, Gary Rodgers and wife Cathy; nephew, Brian Rodgers; as well as many friends, extended family members, and co-workers.

A celebration of life will be held Sunday, June 30, 2013, at 4 p.m. at French Funeral Home, 421 E. National Ave., in Brazil. Friends are welcome to join the family from 1 to 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cloverland Gospel Church c/o Cathy Rodgers, 6547 E State Rd 340, Brazil IN 47834. To light a candle in her memory, visit: