Charlotte Counts |

Charlotte Counts

Visitation for family and friends of Charlotte Dell Counts of Santa Cruz will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Counts died Saturday, March 18, at the Santa Cruz Healthcare Center. She was 94.

She was born Nov. 29, 1911, in California, to Webb and Sibyl Beauchamp. She married Emery Counts on June 28, 1929. She was a homemaker. She was a previous resident of Nevada County. She enjoyed gardening and cooking.

She is survived by her sons Charles Counts of Live Oak, and Glenn Counts of Lompoc; daughters Margie Ramirez of Hollister, Shirley Libby of Paicines, Virginia Purves of Jackson, Diane Cardoza of Redding, and Bonnie Kasjaka of Antelope; 24 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emery Counts in December 1997; two brothers; and her parents.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary.

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