SANGERVILLE – Charlotte A. Jennings, 72, transitioned peacefully into glory to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Jan. 22, 2014, in Mount Pleasant, S.C., with her family by her side. She was born Oct. 30, 1941, in Columbus, Ga., the daughter of the late Henry and Nettie Wallace.
She met her husband, Russell, when she was 14 years old and the two of them have spent their lifetime on a journey of loving each other, their family and their God. They were long-time residents of Swansea, Mass., before moving to Maine, residing in Sangerville since 1996.
She and Russell have spent the winter months over the past seven years volunteering their time, talent and abilities for the Assemblies of God RV U.S. MAPS Program. They have been instrumental in helping to build Teen Challenge facilities in Georgetown, S.C., and Jessup and Dublin, Ga. They have helped to build/repair churches in Allendale and Loris, S.C., and Perry, Ga. They have also worked on updates within the Valley Forge Christian College campus in Pennsylvania.
She was a member of Living Word Assembly of God church in Dover Foxcroft, and also volunteered her time at the Living Word Community Food Cupboard for many years.
Besides her loving husband of 56 years, Russell Jennings, she is survived by one son, Russell Jennings Jr., and his wife, Leonora, of Franklin, Mass.; and four daughters, Rhonda Bruce and her husband, Thomas, of Dover Foxcroft, Brenda Brooks and her husband, Butch, of Dexter, Pamela Malky and her husband, Mark, of York, S.C., and Amanda Baldwin and her husband, Ken, of Daniel Island, S.C. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren, Jeff Sontag, Christine Ferrier, Russell Jennings III, David Botelho, Andrea Van Akin, Nicole Hoad, Ryan Malky, Jacob Malky, Joel Jennings, Samantha Jennings, Francesca Scardino, Jordyn Bruce, Keith Malky, Randy Silvia, Dylan Bruce, Ashley Jennings, Federica Scardino, Corbyn Bruce, and Kaylee Baldwin; and 16 great-children. Also a sister, Catherine Marrs of Rome, Ga.; a brother, Henry Wallace Jr., of Tiverton, R.I.; and many nieces and nephews.
She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her, especially her family and her dog, Little Bit.
There will be a Celebration of Life Memorial Service 1 p.m. May 17, at Living Word Assembly of God, 176 East Main St., Dover Foxcroft.