Freda E. Charles, 81, of Winchester, widow of the late Willie Lee Charles, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the St. Joseph East Hospital.
Mrs. Charles was born on May 29, 1930 to the late Avery and Fannie Ginter Hunt. She was a retired quality control inspector for Curlee Clothing Manufacturing and Hart, Shaffner, & Marx. She was a member of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Lewis, Vickie Garner (Gary) and Cheryl Rye (David,) all of Winchester; six grandchildren, Steven Lewis (Tina), Rodney Lewis (Erin), Chris Garner (Amanda), Kim Wills (Billy), Stacy Carruba and Shelley Rye; 11 great-grandchildren, Alexandria and Amanda Lewis, Zach, Kayla, and Lauren Lewis, Justin and Rayna Garner, Mason and Haylee Wills and Jaxon and Gavin Carruba; a brother, Norman Hunt (Madeline); and a number of nephew, nieces and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 8 at Scobee Funeral Home by Pastor Gary Brown. Burial will be in the Clarmont Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Charles’s grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Scobee Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association, 333 Guthrie St., Suite 207, Louisville, KY 40202.
The online guest book is available at www.scobeefuneralhome.com, and the 24-hour funeral information telephone line can be reached by calling 744-2122.