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Charlie Coleman Lane
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Charlie Coleman Lane, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 21, 2011.

Lane was born in Rutherford, N.C., and was the son of the late Crawford Coleman and Bernice Virginia Lane.

He was a member of First Christian Church in Cumming, retired from General Motors, and then worked at Big Canoe.

He served in the U.S. Army, 1st Cavalry, Company B, during the Vietnam War and received the Purple Heart for his service.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Susan Hamrick Lane; daughters, Christel Lane (Mitch) Allen of Rock Hill, S.C., Wendi Lane (Bryan) Swearingen of Cumming, Lisa (Jim) Harmon of Jacksonville, Fla., Tina Lane of Brunswick; sisters, Ruth Lane Turton of Charlotte, N.C., Virginia Lane (Todd) Colvin of Austin, Texas, Albert Lane (Larry) Jutowsky of Mesa, Arizona; brothers, Roy (Peggy) Lane and Ron (Sandra) Lane, all of Charlotte, N.C.; sisters-in-law, Ellie Hamrick Doster, Rebecca Hamrick (Sam) Treadaway, all of Charlotte, N.C.; grandchildren, Hunter Allen, Luke Allen, Robby Swearingen, Josh Swearingen and Jaime Harmon; various other relatives also survive.

A service celebrating Mr. Lane's life was held at 11 a.m. Dec. 27 at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Phil Gambill officiating. A military burial followed at 1:30 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton.

In lieu of flowers, the family requested memorials be given to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, 1687 Tullie Circle, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30329, or the American Cancer Society,

Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory of Cumming was in charge of the arrangements.