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Charlene Harris

Edna Charlene Harris, of Safford, entered into rest Tuesday evening, September 8, 2020, with her loving daughter, Ruby, by her side. Charlene was 73. Charlene was well known throughout the community as a helpful and devoted friend to many. She was also a loving grandmother and sister. Above all, Charlene took pride in her role as a nurturing mother to her 5 surviving children; Larry William Hess, Gary Don Hess, Nicole Ruby Stalder, William Amos Hess and Amelia Dawn Hess. Charlene was preceded in death by: her son, Brian Scott Pickens; cherished brother, Daryl Keith Melton; and loving husband of 25 years, Bobby Lynn Harris; also her mother, Ruby Sherman Melton Pickens; and her father, Dewey Thomas Melton; and loving step-father, Don Pickens. Charlene was followed into rest 24 hours later by her sister and lifelong partner in crime, Pauline Roman. Those left behind include; her brothers, Dewey Thomas Melton and Don Fredrick Pickens; and sister, Elizabeth Ann Davis; her 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and many cousins friends and tribal members. She will be greatly missed and impossible to replace. Her children invite you celebrate her life and memory. Those who would like to pay their respects to Charlene prior to her celebration may do so Thursday evening, September 24, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., and Friday morning, September 25, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m., at the Vining Funeral Home. Funeral services for Charlene will be conducted Friday, September 25, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., at Vining Funeral Home's "Chapel of the Valley," by Bishop Mike Fox of the Safford 7th Ward. Concluding services will follow in the Safford Cemetery.

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Im shocked and saddened to learn about the passing of Charlene. I will cherish the memories I have of her. We sure had some good times and great adventures that Ill never forget. She always made me laugh and her smile would light up the room. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss....

Marla Knight Sep 26 2020 12:00 AM

Im shocked and saddened to learn about the passing of Charlene. I will cherish the memories I have of her. We sure had some good times and great adventures that Ill never forget. She always made me laugh and her smile would light up the room. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss....

Marla Knight Sep 26 2020 12:00 AM

I will always remember you and some of the talks we had you are one special lady.

Patricia M Sep 22 2020 12:00 AM

I will always remember you and some of the talks we had you are one special lady.

Patricia M Sep 22 2020 12:00 AM

Charlene sure am gonna miss u and all the talks we had .Fly High till we meet again .

Sherry Cole Sep 21 2020 12:00 AM

Charlene sure am gonna miss u and all the talks we had .Fly High till we meet again .

Sherry Cole Sep 21 2020 12:00 AM

Oh Charlene remember that old turkey Tom you had he was so in love with us !! How he flutter his feathers and made his mateing call a he come and love all over us oh oh and he loved to go riding in the sand rail and drink bear and mixed drinks with us ! Poor oh goober didn't even know he was a turkey :turkey: he thought he was a human lol boy did we have some good times !! I will miss you and our talks about the good old days ! Say I to my pops and my love Glen for me !! I love you Blondie :heart::heart: may you rest in peace fly high !!!!!

Lorena lane (sigman) Sep 16 2020 12:00 AM

Oh Charlene remember that old turkey Tom you had he was so in love with us !! How he flutter his feathers and made his mateing call a he come and love all over us oh oh and he loved to go riding in the sand rail and drink bear and mixed drinks with us ! Poor oh goober didn't even know he was a turkey :turkey: he thought he was a human lol boy did we have some good times !! I will miss you and our talks about the good old days ! Say I to my pops and my love Glen for me !! I love you Blondie :heart::heart: may you rest in peace fly high !!!!!

Lorena lane (sigman) Sep 16 2020 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with all of you.

Wanda Evans Sep 14 2020 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with all of you.

Wanda Evans Sep 14 2020 12:00 AM

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