Mr. Joe L. Charles, 76, of Pine Bluff, Ark. passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2013. He was born in Star City to the late Charlie and Mary (Palmer) Charles.
Survivors include wife, Gwendolyn F. (Anderson) Charles of Pine Bluff; step-son, Gerry M. James; daughter, Twyla Mitchell; step-daughter, Candace Tomlinson all of Chicago, Ill.; brother, Romer Lee Charles of Star City; sisters, Hazel Hayes of Peoria, Ariz., Earnestine Rochell of Star City; seven grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 19, 2013 at St. Ollie MBC in Star City by Rev. Melvin Harrison. Burial will be in St. Ollie Cemetery in Meroney by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.
Visitation will be Friday from 4:00-6:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home.
The body will lie in state Saturday at the church from 9:15 a.m. until service time.
The family will be at 4313 South Scott Avenue, Pine Bluff.
Online Register: www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.