Charlotte Marie (Core) Preston

PRESTON Charlotte Marie (Core) Preston. age 57, left her earth angel assignment to be with our Lord on Monday, January 14, 2013. Born February 24, 1955. Preceded in death by her father Harry A. "Andy" Core, her step-grandson Spc. Robert P. Hartwick and sister-in-law Noreen Toth. Survived by her husband of 31 years, James D. Preston; mother, Ruby (Whitehead) Core; sisters, Teresa (Core) Laster, and Carolyn (Core) Pinnick; step-daughters, Linda (Robert) Hartwick and Lori (Michael) Darby; step-son, Larry Preston; five step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; three nieces, Christy (Gregory) Boysel, Andrea (Zachary) Handy and Michelle (Pinnick) Steele; one nephew, Jason Laster; four great-nieces; two great-nephews; sister-in-law, Rita (Wolf) Jakubowski; brother-in-law, Robert (Cindy) Preston; and numerous additional relatives. Cremation services were provided by DOWNING FUNERAL HOME, Spring Hill, Florida. Condolences to the family may be posted on their website at In lieu of flowers, those who wish may contribute in Charlotte's memory to the , P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Funeral Home

Downing Funeral Home and Cremation Services
1214 Wendy Court Spring Hill, FL 34607
(352) 684-5334
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 20, 2013