Winnie Charlene Happold passed away September 14, 2023, at the age of 100. She was born on January 20, 1923 to John and Blanche Johnson in Pocahontas, Arkansas.
Charlene lived and worked in St. Louis, Missouri, retiring from AT&T after 30 years. Charlene loved her family and spending time with them, especially her sisters. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, country music, and watching the news.
She was preceded in death by her parents John and Blanche Johnson; her husband, Henry Happold; her sons Ronald T. Happold, Sr. and Anthony Happold; her sisters Maxine Spence, Bonnie Bollinger, and Mary Malicoat, and her brothers R.H. Johnson and Huey Johnson.
She is survived by her daughter Marsha Warden and husband Timothy; her son John Happold and wife Eileen; her grandchildren Tabitha Benavidez, Michelle Bullard, Ronald Happold II, Che-lia Smith, and Dorothy Coletti; her great-grandchildren Cassidi Benevidez, Austin Bullard, Noah Bullard, and Ronald Happold III; her great-great-grandchildren Leo Happold and Evelyn Happold; her sisters Johnnie Wring and Judy King, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life is to be held October 7, 2023, at 1:00 p.m., at MCL 183 Marine Detachment, 7922 Croyden, St. Louis, Missouri.