Canton-Charlotte J. Wright, 94 of Canton, IL, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013 at 9:36 pm at Red Oak Estates in Canton, where she had lived for the past five years.
She was born July 28, 1919, in her parents’ living room, in Canton, to Clement L. and Edith Williamson Hughes.
She married Frank Wright on August 12, 1951 in Canton. He preceded her in death on April 6, 1994. Charlotte never got over losing her beloved husband “Muckett”.
Surviving is one daughter, Jane (James) Brodbeck of Canton; and three grandchildren, Cole, Drew, and Emily.
She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Charlotte was a 1938 graduate of Canton High School.
In the 40’s and 50’s she worked as a Bookkeeper for Canton car dealerships and King’s Auto Electric. Later on, she enjoyed being a homemaker. She was of the Presbyterian faith.
Charlotte loved her family dearly, they were her biggest pride and joy, and this includes all the pets that she had over the years. She enjoyed shopping, going out to eat, car rides, and talking on the phone with friends and family. In her later years she enjoyed visiting with people at the family furniture store.
Services will be Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 11 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton, where visitation will be an hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Canton. Reverend Stacy Tomich will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Fulton County Humane Society.
To view Charlotte’s memorial DVD or submit online condolences, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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