Charlotte Marie Pankey of St. James, Mo. passed away at the Golden Living Center on February 13, 2013.  Charlotte Pankey was 74 years, 2 months, and 9 days of age.

Charlotte Pankey was born on December 4, 1938 in Little Blue, Missouri to her parents: Chester H. and Opal Marie (Singleton) Gandy.   Charlotte was united in marriage to David Franklin Pankey on March 19, 1956 in Phelps County, Missouri.

Charlotte Pankey was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt.  Charlotte Pankey will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Charlotte Pankey is survived by two sons: David Lee Pankey (Beth) of Rolla, Mo.; Donald Eugene Pankey (Barbara) of St. James, Mo.; two daughters: Joann Light (James) of St. James, Mo. and Melissa Pankey (Ricky) of Rolla, Mo.; along with many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Preceding Charlotte Pankey in death is her husband: David Franklin Pankey in 1993; father and mother: Chester H. and Opal Marie (Singleton) Gandy; one daughter: Barbara Ann Pankey in 1957; one brother: Chester Lee Gandy in 1972; two sisters: Joyce Glaine Hollingshead in 1984; and Mary Ellen Hollingshead in 2010.

 Visitation for Charlotte Pankey will be from 6 - 8 PM on Friday, February 15, at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Mo.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, February 16,  at 2:00 PM at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Mo. with Reverend Leslie Buckner officiating with burial in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Cuba, Mo.   Pallbearers will be John Warren, Brandon Pankey, Henry Vedenhoupt, Donald Pankey, Mike Alexander, and Chester Hollingshead.

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 All arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo.