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Charlotte E. Negley

Charlotte E. Negley, 94, died Tuesday, August 24 and happily went to be with her Lord and all her loved ones before. Charlotte was born May 30, 1927 to Marshal and Almeda (Brown) McLouth. She married Harold B. Negley on January 19, 1947 at the Maples Mills Nazarene Church. They were married until Harold’s death on October 3, 2007. Charlotte was a member of the Maples Mills Nazarene church for 54 years and later Evangelical Free Church in Canton. Charlotte graduated in 1945 from Canton High School. She was a member of the Evangelical Free Church women’s bible study group and taught different Sunday School classes over her years. Surviving family members include three sons, Daryl Negley, Peoria, Kerwin (Marilyn) Negley and Kermit (Julie) Negley both of Canton and a daughter in law, Suzanne Negley, Canton. Charlotte was blessed with nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Bruce Negley, two brothers and a sister. Charlotte was a farmer’s daughter, married a farmer and loved being a farmer’s wife. She enjoyed taking meals to her family working in the field during harvest time, and preparing meals for family gatherings. Her pleasures included times spent with grandchildren, reading, teaching, ceramic skills, painting, gardening, and attending church. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 28 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, where a visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. Pastor Matt Spangler and Pastor Brandon Theobald will officiate. Burial will follow at Coal Creek Dunkard Cemetery in rural Farmington. Memorials can be made to Coal Creek Dunkard Cemetery, Evangelical Free Church, and Spoon River Hospice. To view Charlotte’s DVD or to make online condolences you can go to

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