Charlotte Ernestine Brown
October 30, 1927 – June 1, 2021
Please join family and friends of Charlotte Phipps Brown for memorial services with inurnment to follow at 2:00 PM at Wednesday June 16, 2021 at Purdy and Walters at Floral Hills Funeral Home and Cemetery, 409 Filbert Rd, Lynnwood, WA 206-672-1800. With the
Charlotte Ernestine Phipps Brown Oct 30, 1927 • New Sharon, Mahaska Co, Iowa, USA June1, 2021 • Kirkland, King, WA
Predeceased by her parents Charles Ernest Phipps and Ida Mae DeWeese. At 93 years old, Charlotte outlived all of her 9 siblings: sisters Dorothea Irene, Mildred Genevieve, Millie Irene, Marguerite Lucille (Lucy), Phyllis Marie, Alice Jane, Mary Lou, and Erma Louise, and one brother: Jerry Lyle Phipps.
Survived by her children from husband Elam E Williams: Richard K Williams, Charles C Williams, and Virginia C Williams Hopper, 1 grandchild, 2 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, and many loving nieces and nephews.
Charlotte lived in Rock Island, Illinios/ Davenport, Iowa, and the area for several years. In the 1950's -1960's she and her sister Alice went to Barber College together and opened Topper Barber Shop in Rockford, IL. Alice soon left to marry, but Charlotte kept the shop for many years. She also worked as night bookkeeper at a large hotel. In1988 she moved to King County, WA to be near her 3 adult children. She settled in Bothell, WA and remained residing there until her death. She was very active at Northshore Senior Center in Bothell and also Everett Senior Center, making many friends at both centers.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday June 16, 2021, at Purdy and Walter Funeral Home and Cemetery, 409 Filbert Rd, Lynnwood, WA 206-672-1800.
There will probably be a Memorial Celebration of Life for Charlotte at a later date.
Purdy & Walters at Floral Hills
Floral Hills Cemetery