Charlotte Ann Stukes, age 72, a resident of Eddy, Texas, passed away Wednesday afternoon at her home after a lengthy illness. Born in Fort Worth, Texas into a military family to Bobby and Mary Elizabeth (Mitchel Woods, she grew up across the world as the family was assigned to various air force bases throughout her childhood. Charlotte earned her associates degree in computer programming and worked at McLane company in Temple retiring in 2001. Charlotte was a member of the Highland Baptist Church in Waco and later attended First Baptist Church of Lorena, Texas. She was preceded in death by her father, Bobby Woods; her mother, Mary Elizabeth Whisenhunt, and her step-father, Slim Whisenhunt.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Doug Stukes of Eddy, TX; her two sons, Teddy Wayne Bell of Killeen, TX and John Paul Stukes of Eddy, TX; her grandsons, Ray and Michael Bell and a Great Granddaughter, Kana Bell; her four brothers, Lloyd Woods of Moody, Texas; Robert Woods of St Augustine, FL, Roy Stephen Whisenhunt of Killeen, TX and Manuel Whisenhunt, Jr of Amarillo, TX and her sister, Shirleen Whisenhunt of Killeen, TX and numerous nieces and nephews. Charlotte was loved by everyone. Memorial Services to celebrate Charlotte’s life will be held Sunday, October 11th at 3:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Lorena, Texas, 307 E. Center St, Lorena, TX 76655 with Rev. Heath Kirkwood officiating.