Obituaries » Charlotte M Kimball Crockett
June 4, 1941 - August 6, 2018
Charlotte M. Kimball
Charlotte Mary Kimball of East Bethel passed away peacefully in her sleep Monday morning August 6, 2018. Charlotte was born June 4, 1941 the third child of 10 siblings born to Jonathan Crockett and Nannette Foster Crockett. She was born in Bethel, but some of her favorite childhood memories were from her time spent on a farm on Pottle Hill in Minot. Charlotte worked odd jobs thru the years, but her favorite was apple picking at Fillebrown orchards in Waterford.
Charlotte married the love of her life and best friend, Paul Kimball on April 20, 1963, though they had been with each other since grade school days developing a friendship that would turn into a marriage that lasted 55 years. Charlotte and Paul raised two children, sharing their love for gardening, canning, fishing and bluegrass festivals as well as many other beloved outdoor activities. Most of all Charlotte loved spending time with her family she cherished so much, whether it was playing cards with her siblings, sledding with her kids and grandkids or simply holding her great grandchildren. She was a member of the Locke Mills Union Church and loved working on the strawberry & blueberry festivals.
Charlotte was predeceased by her parents Jonathan (Red) and Nannette Crockett; two brothers Robert and Teddy Crockett and brother in law Dale Kimball. She is survived by her husband of 55 years Paul Kimball, daughter Velora Tuominen and her husband Bruce, son James Kimball, four granddaughters Brianna Tuominen and partner Kevin Newton and Robin White and her husband John, Mariah and Kristen Kimball and grandson Cody Phillips; four great grandchildren Sawyer, Maggie, Waylon and Lily; sisters Grace Gibson, Esther Wilson and Jackie Crockett; brothers Howard Crockett and wife Donna, Kenneth Crockett and wife Laurie, Gordon (Butch) Crockett and wife Anne and George Crockett and wife Carolyn; four sisters-in-law Gloria Crockett, Geneva Pelletier and husband Larry, Flossie Bernier and husband Andre, Mary Smith and Nancy Kimball as well as many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews and cousins.
Services will be held on Saturday August 11th at 2 PM at the Locke Mills Union Church with Pastor Sondra Withey officiating. Interment will be at the East Bethel Cemetery. Arrangements by Cliff Gray Cremation & Funeral Services, 60 Andrews Road, Bryant Pond. Condolences may be left for the family at cliffgraycremation.com