Charlotte Ann Challis

March 1, 1937-Jan. 4, 2002

Charlotte Ann Challis died Friday, Jan. 4, at her home in Stanfield at the age of 64.

Charlotte was born March 1, 1937, in La Grande to Floyd Vernon and Dorothy Mae (Pyburn) Peasley. She had been a resident of Stanfield since 1975, formerly living in Baker City and Pilot Rock.

On June 19, 1956, she married Clarence Challis in Reno, Nev. She was a former member of the Stanfield Moose Lodge.

Charlotte was a very private person who enjoyed ceramics and crafts. She was the matriarch of the family who loved taking care of her family.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Clarence Challis of Stanfield; son, Scott Challis of Stanfield; daughter, Stacey Challis of Stanfield; sister, Cassie Sipp of Hermiston; five grandchildren, Dauson and Cutter Dorran, Kodi and Chelsea Challis, and Challie Sipp; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Dorothy Peasley; a daughter, Kandi Challis, in 1983; and a brother, Darrell Peasley.

Graveside funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 1 p.m. at Pleasant View Cemetery in Stanfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Vange John Memorial Hospice at 645 W. Orchard Ave., Suite 6, Hermiston, 97838.

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston was in charge of the arrangements.

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