Charlotte Ruth Zimmerly

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  • "Mom, As I am passing on memories and fire building skills..."
    - Becky Swedblom
  • "I will miss my Weight Watchers buddie. Charlotte was..."
  • "May you find peace and draw strength from remembering all..."
    - Jennifer Hatch
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    - Carlotta Washington
  • "my mom and friend, I am so thankful for so many memories..."
    - Debbie Palmer
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Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA

June 7, 1935 ~ January 19, 2011
"Always give your loved ones a hug and a kiss."

Charlotte Ruth (Phillips Smythe) Zimmerly died at her home in Vancouver, WA on Jan. 19, 2011. She was born in her family home in Ridgefield, WA on June 7, 1935.
Charlotte loved her family, friends and traveling with her husband to the beach and around the world. She loved working in her yard and embraced all opportunities to help others when needed.
Charlotte is survived by her husband, Sam Zimmerly; her sister, Shirley; children, Don, Deborah, Becky, John and Janice; 19 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jackie Smythe; parents, Earl and Ruth Phillips; and daughters, Linda and Susan.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Feb. 5, 2011 at Community of Christ, 400 NE 179th St., Ridgefield, WA.
In Charlotte's honor, donations may be made to Outreach International or Heifers International.
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Published in The Columbian on Jan. 30, 2011
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