Lisa Marie Charles passed away on May 6, 2015 at her home in Ely. Lisa was born on November 12, 1963 to Gerald B Charles Sr. and Norma Charles (Harp). She attended Ely Grade and White Pine High School, where she grew up and is a lifetime resident. She received her high school diploma at Intermountain High School in Brigham City, Utah. She also attended schools in Albuquerque, NM and Haskell Jr. College, where she received her associates degree in bookkeeping and accounting. Lisa enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, bringing joy and sunshine to everyone around her. She is a very special person, she is very proud of her Native American heritage, loves spending time with her dog “Big Country”, the outdoors, picking pinenuts, traveling places, attending special events, playing cards and board games, her favorite is playing fooz-ball with her son and neice.

She is survived by her son Aaron, her parents, sister Antoinette Oosahwe, her neice Ashley Hitchcock and brother in law Michael Hitchcock, Aunts; Bernice Tom, Helen Eben and numerous family members and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her brothers; Jerry (JJ) and Jon Charles, nephew Patrick Oosahwe Jr, Grandparents; Cleveland and Ina Charles, Art and Alice Hooper, her uncle Dardy George and Alvin Charles, Edward Tom and Telliivan Eben, Daisy Harris, Nebs and Dale Jackson and numerous family members. Services were held May 12, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Ely. The burial followed at the Ely City Cemetery.Lisa Charles obit pic1