Charlotte S. Schooler, 86, of Blue Grass, died Friday, November 21, 2008 at her home.
She was born May 10, 1922 at Blue Grass, a daughter of the late Luther Compton and Willie Louise (Pence) Simmons.
On October 4, 1941, she married Clyde E. Schooler, who preceded her in death on July 30, 2001. She was also predeceased by a son, Sammy Jon Schooler, a grandson, Aaron Lee Schooler, a sister, Nancy Swecker and two brothers, Luther “Jack” Simmons and Kenton K. Simmons.
Mrs. Schooler was a member of the Blue Grass United Methodist Church, the Blue Grass Ruritan Club, former member of the Highland County Electoral Board and past chairman of the Highland County Democratic Party for 10 years. She was a homemaker and had worked as a bookkeeper for the Prince William County School Board and for Prince William County as a Deputy Commissioner of Revenue.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Rev. Jack Lee and Mary D. Schooler of Harrisonburg; five grandchildren, Rev. Charles E. and wife, Laura Schooler, George Benjamin Schooler, Charlotte Rebekah and husband Ryan Kerr and Lucas Kincaid Schooler; two great- grandsons, William Aaron and Christopher Lee Schooler; two brothers, E. Douglas and wife, Audrey Simmons of Stuarts Draft and Carl Lee and wife, Carol Jean Simmons of Blue Grass and a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be conducted 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at the Blue Grass United Methodist Church with the Rev. Andre Crummett and Rev. Richard Gibson officiating. Burial will be at Blue Grass Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be
William C. and Virginia Rexrode, Olin and Norma Sponaugle, Larry and Jeannie Whitecotton, Darlene Crummett, Julian and Doris Folks, Bardon Warner, Gary Jack, Dareld and Sue Puffenbarger, Robert Marshall, Jr., Bill and Maxine Huffman, Meade Jr. and Toby Swecker, Randy Richardson, Everett Marshall, Irene McAllister, Peter and Janet Smith, John and Mary A. Murphy, Russell Miller, Rev. Betty J. Clem, Janet Mullenax, Martha Hammer, William Swecker, Tate Swecker, Ann Swecker, Betty Mitchell, Betty Gail Hiner, Garland and Lillian Dever and Austin and Dot Shepherd.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Blue Grass United Methodist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Grass Pastoral Scholarship Fund, c/o Olin Sponaugle, P.O. Box 103, Blue Grass, VA or Blue Grass Cemetery Association, c/o Aaron Marshall, 3721 Blue Grass Valley Rd, Blue Grass, VA 24413 or charity of your choice.