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Effie Charles

September 22, 1929 — March 17, 2009

Effie Mae Charles (1929-2009)
Effie Mae Charles, 79, of Ashland, Ky., died March 17, 2009, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital.
Mrs. Charles was born Sept. 22, 1929, in Boyd County, Ky., a daughter of the late James S. and Effie Lockwood Cordial.
In addition, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Mack Charles, in 2005; a son, William Eric Charles; a brother; and three sisters.
She was a retired deputy clerk in the Boyd County Clerk's Office and a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, where she was active in Sunday school. She was a docent for the Kentucky Highlands Museum, a member of the Elks Women's Association and on the committee for her graduating class. She was a Kentucky colonel.
Surviving are a son, Chuck D. Charles and wife Jo of Ashland; a daughter, Kathy Lynn Charles Hampton and husband Ron of Catlettsburg, Ky.; sisters Sandless McBride of Cypress, Texas, and Ethel Dodson of Ashland; granddaughters Tiffany Charles Jobe and husband Casey of Ashland and Alexandria Lynn Wages of Catlettsburg; grandsons Seth Wages of Catlettsburg, David Charles of Chicago, Ill., Joel Dustin Charles of Morehead, Ky., Christopher Salisbury and wife Jenn of Louisa, Ky., and Henry Hampton of Catlettsburg; and great-grandchildren Delaney Sommer Jackson, Addison Leigh Jobe and Madison Salisbury.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, March 20, 2009, at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland by the Rev. Troy Poff. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today, March 19, 2009, at the funeral home.
Friends may make contributions to the Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital Foundation, St. Christopher Drive, Ashland, KY 41101.
Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.

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