Charles L. (C.L.) Kersey, 83, of Marysville, CA, passed away on February 7, 2014. Born April 20, 1930 in Weeks, Arkansas. A resident of the Yuba- Sutter area for 5 years. He was a Pressman for Sacramento Bee for 30 years.
Charles was a PFC in the U.S. Army, was a Veteran of the Korean War, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart.
He was a member of V.F.W.
Survivors include his former wife, Wanda Young; daughters Toya White (Dan), and Sharon Kersey; son Mica Kersey (Yavette); grandchildren Jonah and Meagan White, Craig Kersey (Tayler), Christa and Katherine Kersey, Travis Martinez, and Zack Bascom; great- grandchildren Isaiah Martinez and Payton Armenta; his sister Verniece Bergstrom; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents Elmer and Vera Kersey, and his grandparents Charles and Willie Kersey.
A Memorial service will be held Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, with Pastor Mark Standridge officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warriers Project.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeside Colonial Chapel, (530) 749-9277.
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Published in Appeal Democrat on Feb. 11, 2014