Charlie Mae Whitaker Luckey

Charlie Mae Whitaker Luckey Resident of Richmond Charlie Mae Whitaker Luckey was born May 5, 1910 in St. Francis County, Arkansas, to Rev. George W. Pitts & Sarah Cheatham Pitts, both deceased. She passed away at her home on December 13, 2012 at age 102. Charlie Mae was a long time member of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond and was closely affiliated with Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond. She retired from Universal Life Insurance Co. after many years of employment. Charlie Mae is survived by her seven children: Otis Felder (Helen), Iris Morris, Eloise Hewitt, Charlie Mae Allums, Gloria Richardson (Robert), Arvis Whitaker (Kathie), and Esther Polk; 17 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; 20 great-great grandchildren; six brothers, one sister, nieces, nephews and friends. A quiet hour will be held Thursday, December 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Fuller Mortuary, 3100 Cutting Boulevard, Richmond, Ca. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, December 21st at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, 831 South 43rd St., Richmond, Ca. The interment will follow at Rolling Hills Memorial Park, Richmond, Ca.

Published in Contra Costa Times on Dec. 19, 2012