PERRY — Charlea M. Harbert, age 78, of Perry, passed away Friday Oct. 25, 2013, at her residence.
She was born to Charles B. and Mary Jane (Welch) Jackson on Jan. 17, 1935, in Coalton, W.Va.
Charlea worked in the nursing profession for 60 years. She was a graduate of Kent State University earning a Bachelors Degree In Administration. She was an LPN at the Lake Hospital Systems 1954-1969, worked at Perry Ridge Nursing Home and Ashtabula Residential Services and Broadfield Manor from 1970-1989.
She was also employed by the Hilltop Group Homes where she was still currently working.
Survivors include a son, Matthew (Danielle) Harbert of Painesville; grandchildren, Brett, Lukas, Shaelee, Talia and Gabriel Harbert; brothers, Tom (Paula) Jackson of Perry, and Jim Jackson and Sam (Mary) Jackson, both of Madison; sister, Norma Wolf of Littleton, Colo.; and Cindy (Ted) Dennison whom she thought of as a daughter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank who passed away in 2000; and her parents, Charles B. and Mary Jane Jackson.
Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, at POTTI FUNERAL HOME, 2726 Hubbard Road, Madison. Burial will be in Perry Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, at the Funeral Home.
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