OBITUARY

Lana Chin

October 17, 1933July 7, 2019
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Lana Chin was born on October 17, 1933 and passed away on July 7, 2019.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Garrett Hartman
  • Bill Laswell
  • Morgan Lee
  • Christopher Lim
  • Matthew Lim
  • Vincent Lim

Services

  • Visitation Friday, July 12, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 13, 2019
  • Commital Service Saturday, July 13, 2019

Memories

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Shirley (Gor) Ward

July 19, 2019

My deepest condolences to the Chin family. I will always remember Sister Lana's laugh and smile, filled with joy. Surely she lead her life in deep faith and dedication to God and her family. Thank you for being a blessing the many years I attended Grace Chapel.
Many blessing to the Chin family and what wonderful memories you may have of Lana.
Sincerely
Shirley (Gor) Ward

Buddy Bailey

July 14, 2019

I remember Mrs Chin. My parents lived next door to The Food Circle supermarket on Ley Rd for years before we moved to Crosby. My parent were Richard and Betty Bailey. I think at one time my mom and my aunt Katy Johnston worked for Mr & Mrs Chin. Mrs Chin used to always give me a free ice cream sandwich when I would go there. She was a sweet lady. Rest In Peace.

Gerald Tindol

July 13, 2019

Mrs Chin was always friendly and encouraging to me. she liked to grow melons and would have me to prepare the ground to plant them and then have me pick them for her . i enjoyed spending this time with her this was something she liked and made her happy . we would sometimes talk about Jesus which would be a blessing to us both. My wife and I would like to express our condolences . We are lifting you up in prayer to the Heavenly Father for peace and comfort during this difficult time. May God send those who will hold you up when you need strength .

Philip Prickett

July 12, 2019

I know her bc if her family! Never met her- but YES I did thru her grandkids . Wonderful

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Biography

Lana Lim Chin, age 85 years, a woman shaped by her strong faith and love of family, went home to Jesus on July 7, 2019. At the time of her passing, Lana was surrounded by her family and loving husband, Alford, with whom she had just celebrated 60 years of marriage.

Lana was the youngest of four children born to G.H. Lim and C.K. Lim in Canton, China. She immigrated to San Francisco after her first year of high school in Hong Kong and ultimately settled in Houston in the early 1950s. Lana graduated from Houston’s Reagan High School and then attended Texas Women’s University in Denton where she studied mathematics. Lana met Alford at a Chinese American Citizens Alliance picnic. On June 21, 1959, they were married in a ceremony performed by the late Dr. Hong Sit of Grace Chapel where the couple were faithful, active, and deeply committed members from the church’s humble beginnings.

Lana and Alford had four children together: Timothy, Edwin, Rebecca and Baldwin. Lana was a disciplined and committed follower of Christ, and she passed to her children the wisdom that she gleaned from reading her favorite book, the Bible. It was Lana’s lifelong habit to wake early every morning to read her Bible and pray before beginning her long day.

In addition to raising four children, Lana and Alford ran three successful family-owned businesses – Food Circle, Greenchase Inn and Alco Construction until her retirement in 1992.

Lana was an outspoken woman who laced her words with humor. She was known for her generosity and her habit of looking out for others. Lana loved attending church, faithfully participating in women’s Bible studies. And Lana really enjoyed cooking for others. She will be remembered for the many delicious meals that she prepared for family and visiting friends.

Lana also loved travel. Whether it was just driving to Galveston to walk along the Seawall, the family’s annual ski trip, canoeing on the Guadalupe, or an international trip, Lana enjoyed new experiences.

Lana derived great joy spending time with her family, and like every senior, her grandchildren were her greatest joy.

Lana is preceded in death by her son, Timothy; her parents; and, her brothers, Allen (May) and John (Jean). She leaves behind her beloved husband, Alford; her devoted children, Edwin (Get Moi), Rebecca, and Baldwin (Masako); her grandchildren, Alyssa, Jacqueline and Jacob; and, her brother, Tony (Claudia).