Floretta Ellen (Williams) Charleston, 94, of Byesville passed away Thursday (August 8, 2019) at her home.
She was born October 25, 1924 in Byesville and was the daughter of the late William H. and Bessie (Tulip) Williams.
Mrs. Charleston retired in 1986 from Beech Grove School as a Secretary Aide after several years of service. She was a member of Pleasant City United Methodist Church and a graduate of Byesville High School. She served on the election board for many years, was a former member of Alpha Pi Sigma Sorority, Phi Chapter and Guernsey Eastern Star #211 . Flo loved spending time with her family, especially the light of her life – her grandson, Matthew.
Flo took great pleasure in attending most Meadowbrook sporting events. She was an avid Colt fan and a “special fan” to her boys, Logan Wolverton, Justin Cork, Konner Roberts and Troy Francis. She lovingly referred to Konner as her “boyfriend”! She often entertained them with her version of “Take Me Out To The Ball Game”.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband Homer E. Charleston whom she married November 23, 1947 and passed away in 1993; brother John R. Williams; step-mother Mary Williams.
She was loved and will be dearly missed by her son Craig W. (Pamela) Charleston of Westerville; her daughter Deborah J. Charleston of Byesville; her grandson Matthew A. Charleston of Westerville; sister -in-law Rosezelma Williams; niece Karen (Scott) Sherman; nephew Bill (Karyn) Williams; special nieces and nephew, Kayla Sherman (B) Lopez, Kylee (Jeremy) Quinn, and Johnny (Kristin) Sherman; special great niece Ellie Shea Quinn; special friend Carol Humphrey.
The Charleston family would like to thank Hospice of Guernsey for the extraordinary care and support they provided to Flo throughout her final journey, especially Maria Neuhart and Debbie Fahner.
Memorial donations may be made to: Flo Charleston Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Peoples Bank, 845 Wheeling Ave., Cambridge, Ohio 43725, Hospice of Guernsey, P.O. Box 1165, Cambridge, Ohio 43725 or Pleasant City United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday (August 10, 2019) at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville where services will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Randy Mercer officiating. Burial to follow in Greenwood Cemetery.