EMERY - Charla "Charlie" Jewkes Prettyman, age 56, peacefully passed away Feb. 25, 2012 at her home in Emery.
Charlie was born June 28, 1955 in Price to Merrill George Jewkes and Louisa G. Barber. She married Martin James "Jamie" Prettyman Jan. 21, 1983 in Emery. Their marriage was later solemnized on Dec. 1, 1995 in the Manti LDS Temple.
Charlie loved her family and spending time with them was the best thing in her life. She loved horseback riding, knee boarding, and playing horseshoes. Charlie and Jamie are the undefeated horseshoe champions of the Thomas/Jewkes Family Reunion. Charlie had a great sense of humor and loved life. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She loved the temple and the promises to have her family together forever. She had unprecedented knowledge of her heavenly home. Charlie loved her family and her spouse. She often spoke about home and the peace and love she knew.
Charlie is survived by her husband, Jamie; children: James Corey (Shelly) Prettyman, Huntington; Branden Cole (Jacqueline) Prettyman, Grantsville; and Joshua James (Stephanie) Prettyman, Rock Springs, Wyo; mother, Louisa G. Barber, Dudleyville, Ariz; grandchildren: Mikayla, Tristen, Summer, Madison, Hayden, Ashlynn, Zackary, Payton, and Ashton; siblings: Trudy Lund, Emery; Beckie (Mike) Greene, California; Guy (Christina) Jewkes, Price; Merrill Brent (Sandra) Jewkes, Ferron; and Jennifer (Char) Jewkes, Hurricane; step-mother, Jean Jewkes, Taylorsville; brother-in-laws, Jack Prettyman, Ferron; Ernie (Doris) Prettyman, Helper; David (Kristy) Prettyman, Wellington; sister-in-law, Jody Mortensen, Vernal.
She was preceded in death by her father, Merrill George Jewkes; son, Robert "Little Robbie" Wilson, who was later sealed to Jamie and Charlie; grandchild, Addison Prettyman; father-in-law, Bud Ernest Prettyman; mother-in-law, Betty Lena Prettyman; sister-in-law, Stella Johnson.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Emery LDS Chapel (70 N. Center St., Emery). There will be a viewing Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 7 - 9 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary (720 N. Center St., Castle Dale) and Wednesday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. prior to the services at the church. Interment will be in the Wellington City Cemetery on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Family and friends may sign the guest book and share memories of Charlie at www.fausettmortuary.com. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Charla's Name, to P.O. Box 5 Emery, UT 84522.
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