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Obituary: Charlotte Lang, North Vernon

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Charlotte E. Lang, 103, of North Vernon, passed away at 7:50 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at the Jennings Health Care Center.

She was born on June 19, 1910 in Dwight, Illinois, the daughter of Charles Wesley and Elsie Jane (Seabert) Brown. She was raised in Dwight, Illinois and graduated from Dwight High School in 1928. She moved to Florida in 1974, to Columbus in 2003 and has resided in North Vernon since 2005. She was a member of the First Methodist Church at Bradenton, Florida and volunteered at Manasota Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and reading.

She married Webster C. Lang in Joliet, Illinois on October 10, 1936. He preceded her in death on May 13, 1991. She is survived by her daughter, Charlene (Jim) Ponsler of North Vernon; her grandchildren, Karla (Tom) Gasper and Brian (Amy) Ponsler, both of North Vernon and Mike (Rhonda) Ponsler of Butlerville; nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Ruth Blaine, Vera Ovitt and Florence Brown; her brothers, Ralph Brown, Wendall Brown and Wesley Brown.

The funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home with the Rev. Connie Barr officiating. Entombment will be at Manasota Memorial Park in Bradenton, Florida. Friends may call from 6 p.m. until service time at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the New Bethel United Methodist Church or to Our Hospice of Jennings County. Online condolences can be made to the family at

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