EMERY - Charla "Charlie" Jewkes Prettyman, age 56, peacefully passed away Feb. 25, 2012 at her home in Emery, Utah. Charlie was born June 28, 1955 in Price, Utah to Merrill George Jewkes and Louisa G. Barber. She married Martin James "Jamie" Prettyman Jan. 21, 1983 in Emery, Utah. 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 of Huntington, Branden Cole (Jacqueline) Prettyman of Grantsville, and Joshua James (Stephanie) Prettyman of Rock Springs, Wyo.; mother, Louisa G. Barber of Dudleyville, Ariz.; grandchildren: Mikayla, Tristen, Summer, Madison, Hayden, Ashlynn, Zackary, Payton, and Ashton; siblings: Trudy Lund of Emery, Beckie (Mike) Greene of California, Guy (Christina) Jewkes of Price, Merrill Brent (Sandra) Jewkes of Ferron, and Jennifer (Char) Jewkes of Hurricane; and step-mother, Jean Jewkes of Taylorsville, brothers-in-law: Jack Prettyman of Ferron, Ernie (Doris) Prettyman of Helper, David (Kristy) Prettyman of Wellington, Sister-in-law: Jody Mortensen of 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; sister-in-law Stella Johnson; father-in-law, Bud Ernest Prettyman; and mother-in-law, Betty Lena Prettyman.
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.