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Welcome to the memorial page for

Charlotte L. Smith

January 29, 1930 ~ June 5, 2017 (age 87)
Charlotte’s life began on January 29, 1930 in El Dorado. She passed away on June 5, 2017 at Lake Point of Augusta. Charlotte worked for Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital for several years and ran Sissy’s Bar for many years. She enjoyed casino trips and cross stitch. Charlotte is survived by her husband John Shell of Fall River, step children John Shell, Jr of Oklahoma City, Jeff Shell of El Dorado, and Cathleen Frazier of Wichita; step grandchildren Jason Shell, Cordell and Treyson Frazier; sister in laws Mary Nuttle of El Dorado and Grace Smith of Wichita. Her family will gather with friends on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Carlson Funeral Home where her funeral service will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. led by Pastor John Harms. She will be laid to rest in Sunset Lawns Cemetery. Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to Disabled American Veteran’s (c/o Veteran’s Regional Office; 5500 E. Kellogg, Room 112; Wichita, Ks 67218). Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Charlotte at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Disabled Veterans of America
5500 E. Kellogg Rm 112, Wichita KS 67218
Tel: 1-316-688-6722

 Service Information

June 8, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Carlson Funeral Home
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042

June 9, 2017

2:00 PM to TBD
Carlson Funeral Home
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042


Sunset Lawns Cemetery
2100 SW Traffic Way
El Dorado, KS 67042

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