Mrs. Charles died at 5:41 p.m., Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at her home.
She was born September 22, 1926, in the State of Arkansas, to Charlie O’Dell and Nellie Izora Kirkland O’Dell. On December 2, 1949, she was married at Salem, Arkansas, to Tommie Dale Charles, who preceded her in death on February 8, 1983. Mrs. Charles was a homemaker and was a member of Trinity Pentecostal Church.
She is survived by two children, Don Charles, wife, Susan and Ronnie Charles, all of Mountain View, Missouri; four grandchildren, Kenny Charles, wife, Linnea, State of Pennsylvania, Tammi Charles, Mountain View, Missouri, Jeremy Charles, Mountain View, Missouri and Benjamin Charles, West Plains, Missouri; two great-grandchildren, Kimberly Charles and Ashley Charles; two sisters, Vivian Yemm, husband, Bill and Jean Brotherton, all of Peoria, Illinois; one sister-in-law, Emmie O’Dell, State of Florida and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, one daughter, Anne, two sisters, Lorraine Weaver and Virginia Boak and one brother, Lefty O’Dell, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or American Lymphoma Society, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. On line condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.