February 28, 1961 - January 31, 2022
Deaconess Dianne T. Coleman was born February 28, 1961 in Griffin, Georgia. As a baby, Dianne relocated with her family to Winter Garden, Florida. Dianne was nurtured in a Christian home. At a young age, she accepted the Lord Jesus Christ into her life. She joined Tildenville Missionary Baptist Church, and was baptized in Black Lake by the late Reverend Peter Lias. Even in her youth, she was anactive and serving member. In later years, Dianne’s service continued as a dedicated and faithful member of Open Door Ministries, under the spiritual guidance of Pastor Gregory B. Clayton. Dianne served as Deaconess and President of the Ushers Ministry and many other capacities as well. Dianne was educated in the Orange County Public School System. She attended Tildenville Elementary, Lakeview Middle, and she was an alumni of West Orange High School class of 1980. After graduation, Dianne began working at Walt Disney World. She was also a para-professional at Tildenville Elementary School. Later in life, Dianne decided on a career change, so she enrolled in Orange Technical College (formally MidFlorida Tech) and she earned her Certification as a Corrections Officer. After 18 years of service, Dianne retired in 2005 from the Orange County Department of Corrections and decided to ful- fill her true passion. She had a very special love and affection for kids. She touched the lives of so many young people from all walks of life. Because of her passion and unconditional love, Dianne was often referred to as “Ma”, “Nana” or “Auntie”. In 2006, Dianne along with her Mother “Bestie” and business partner, founded Annie’s Angels Learning Center. Dianne enjoyed her retirement. She was free to do all the things she loved the most; “Daily” Shopping, Vacation Get-a-ways with her King, Charlie James, and she always cherished precious moments with her grandkids. On August 14, 1982, Dianne married the love of her life, Charlie James Coleman. She was the proud mother of their two children; Kimberly and Charles. She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Coleman; father, L. C. Johnson; sister, Diane Johnson; and father-in-love, Amos Coleman. Dianne leaves to cherish her memories: her loving and devoted Husband, Charlie James Coleman; Daughter, Kimberly Dubose (James); Mother, Annie R. Johnson; Grandchildren: Marquis, Aniya, Kamia, Jeremy, and James, Jr.; Great Grandson, Jaxson Mars; Mother-in-love, Joann Coleman; Sisters: Pauline Thornton, Carolyn Lynette Johnson (John), Elaine Johnson, and Lorraine Johnson-King (Michael); Brothers: Reverend T. C. Johnson, Ronnie Thornton, Paul Thornton, Terry Lundy (Angela), and Lorenzo Johnson (Rosalyn); Godchildren: Cassandra Collins-Ford, Tammara Worthington, Chakera McClendon, and William McCree; Aunts: Gladys Brown, Louise Matthews, Mary J. Johnson, and Betty Johnson; Uncle, Deacon Lonzie “Bobby” Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and sorrowing friends.
Deaconess Dianne T. Coleman was born February 28, 1961 in Griffin, Georgia. As a baby, Dianne relocated with her family to Winter Garden, Florida. Dianne was nurtured in a Christian home. At a young age, she accepted the Lord Jesus Christ... View Obituary & Service Information
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