Mrs. Ora C. Charles, age 108, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2012, at Glen Oaks Health and Rehab Center.
Graveside services will be 11 AM Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at Crowell's Chapel in Halls Mill. Brother Tom Lamb will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
She was born March 16, 1904, in Bedford County, to the late Newton Edward and Sarah Sloma Sherian. She was retired from Uniroyal. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Garrett Charles, Sr., in 1963, a son, Robert G. Charles, Jr., grandchildren, Johnny Charles and Sarah Marie Hanson; a sister, Virginia M. Pendergrass, and niece, Donna Woodson.
She is survived by a niece and nephew, Wayne and Margaret Clanton, of Shelbyville; great-niece, Penny Cooper and her husband Brent, of Shelbyville; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Charles, of Shelbyville; great-great-nieces, Tabatha Philpot, Mary Margaret Cooper, and Emma Grace Cooper; great-great-great nephew and nieces, Tyler Philpot, Hailey Philpot, and Mayalana Philpot, and several great-grandchildren.
Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.