Charlotte Ann Challis, 64, of Stanfield, and a former Baker City resident, died Jan. 4, 2002, at her home.
Her graveside funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Pleasant View Cemetery in Stanfield.
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements.
Charlotte was born March 1, 1937, at La Grande to Floyd Vernon and Dorothy Mae Pyburn Peasley.
She had lived in Stanfield since 1975. Formerly she had lived at Baker City, Pendleton and Pilot Rock.
On June 19, 1956, she married Clarence Challis at Reno, Nev. She was a former member of the Stanfield Moose Lodge.
Charlotte was a very private person who enjoyed ceramics and crafts. She was the matriarch of the family who loved taking care of her family.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Clarence Challis of Stanfield; a son, Scott Challis of Stanfield; a daughter, Stacey Challis of Stanfield; a sister, Cassie Sipp of Hermiston; five grandchildren, Dauson and Cutter Dorran, Kodi and Chelsea Challis, and Challie Sipp; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Dorothy Peasley; her daughter, Kandi Challis, who died in 1983; and a brother, Darrell Peasley.
Contributions in Charlotte’s memory may be made to the Vange John Memorial Hospice, 645 W. Orchard Ave., Suite 6, Hermiston, OR 97838.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 11, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor