Charlotte Ann (Dowell) Wilson, 78, of Odessa, Missouri passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Blue Springs, MO.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 30, 2018 at the First Baptist Church, 100 W. Hwy. OO, Odessa, MO, 64076. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO, 816-633-5524. Burial will be in the Greenton Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church Building Fund. Memoires of Charlotte and condolences for the family may be left at www.ralphojones.com
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Charlotte was born on June 1, 1939 in Odessa, MO to Hershel and Naomi Caroline (Begemann) Dowell. She graduated in 1957 from Odessa High School. On September 8, 1957 she married Lawrence "Buck" Norris Wilson in Odessa. He preceded her in death on May 9, 2006. Charlotte worked at the office of Dr. Boydston, Ice Cream Factory, the Junior High Cafeteria and she retired after 20 plus years from Harmon Electronics in 2008. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and was very active in many groups within the church. Charlotte was also a member of the VFW Post 5675 Ladies Auxiliary. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Charlotte enjoyed playing bridge, Friday night card games, bingo and her yearly trips with her card playing buddies.
Survivors include three children, Greg Wilson and companion Lisa Lichtenhahn of Holden, MO, Pamela McKinzie and husband Dan of Odessa, MO and Jennifer Wilson of Sedalia, MO; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Roger Dowell and wife Linda of Odessa, MO and Wayne Dowell and wife Vickie of Greenwood, MO.
In addition to her parents and husband, Charlotte was preceded in death by a son Phillip Wilson.