She attended East Elem., CMS, and CHS until she left to Riverside CA to attend Sherman Indian High School where she graduated. She served on the Paiute Housing Board of Commissioners for 4 yrs. She loved going to Powwows, traveling, making regalia, and she lived for her daughter. Her love for her nephews and nieces was overwhelming and she was very family-oriented.
She is survived by her daughter, TaMikya Vera Charles, mother, Judy Charles (Cedar City); 2 brothers, Chet Jake (Cedar City) and Tyler Charles (Kaibab AZ), and many cousins and relatives all over the Southern Paiute Nation. She is preceded in death by her Grandparents, Kenneth Foster and Vera Timican Charles, 2 Aunts, 1 Uncle, and 5 cousins.
A traditional all night sing will be held on Fri., Aug 22nd at 7 pm, with dinner before at 5 pm. Services will be on Sat., Aug 23rd at 10 am, both at the Paiute Tribal Gym. Interment will be at the Cedar City Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to SWINDLEHURST FUNERAL HOME. Online condolences may be made at www.swindlehurstfuneralhome.com.