Elmer Joe Lane

November 17, 1937 ~ August 30, 2012 (age 74)

Elmer Joe Lane, 74 of Union Point, Georgia died on Thursday, August 30, 2012, at the home of his daughter surrounded by loved ones. Born November 17, 1937 in Gate City, Virginia, he was the son of the late Douglas Lee Lane of Kingsport, TN and the late Lula Bell Akers Lane of Gate City, VA. He served in the United States Army for two years. He was the husband of Linda Sue Frericks Lane. They married June 17, 1961 in Illinois and recently celebrated their fifty-first anniversary. They had lived in Union Point for the last twenty-eight years. He was employed by Chipman Union as a fixer retiring after twenty years of service. Joe enjoyed working on cars and being with his family.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Lane of Union Point, GA; sons, Robert J. Lane and Debra of Athens, GA and Joshua Stephens of Sandersville, GA; daughters, Rhonda Kaye Mann and Chris of Greensboro, GA, Treasa Ann Stephens of Union Point, GA and Angela Stephens of Union Point, GA; brothers, Robert Lane and Betty of Madison, TN, Frank Lane of Gate City, VA and Carl Lane and Gladys of Church Hill, TN; sister, Peggy Faulkner of Philadelphia, TN; 22 grandchildren including Daniel Clements, Adam and Jenny Clements and Mandy Mann; 16 great grand children; and a number of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, August 31, 2012, at the family''s residence, 1010 Cato Road, Greensboro, Georgia. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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