Charlotte Chappell "Bessie" Petty

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Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home
804 State Ave
Marysville, WA

Charlotte "Bessie" Chappell Petty

Charlotte Petty, 89, passed away April 17, 2011. Charlotte was born May 26, 1921 to Peter and Augusta Chappell. She was granddaughter of pioneer doctor, Frank Chappell and wife, Josephine. Charlotte graduated from Granite Falls High School in 1939. She entered nurses training at Everett General Hospital in 1942 and served as a nurse in Alaska for three years.
In 1949 she entered the Army Nurse Corps earning the rank of 1st LT. On returning from Korea in 1952 she married Albert W. Petty.
She is survived by her two sons, John Chappell Petty and Thomas Albert Petty; John's wife, Sharron; three grandchildren, Jamie, Jesse and Jackson; three step-grandchildren, Jonathan, Joslin and Katie; and numerous great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Al; and her sisters, Francis Morton and Martha Smith.
Funeral Service to be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 29, 2011 at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, 804 State Avenue Marysville, WA 98270. It will be followed by burial at Granite Falls American Legion Cemetery.

Published in The Herald (Everett) from Apr. 27 to Apr. 28, 2011
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