Charles Hume, son of the late Charley and Nancy Jane Fortner Hume, was born in Dexter on Oct. 29, 1918, and died at the Golden Living Center in Dexter on Monday, April 21, 2008, at the age of 89.
Mr. Hume had lived in Dexter most of his life. He was a charter member of the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter where he had served as a deacon for many years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
On Oct. 3, 1942, he was married to Ava Geneva Asbell in Dexter.
Surviving are his wife, Geneva Hume of Dexter; one granddaughter, Lori Buck of Dexter; one great-grandson, Keiton Buck of Dexter; one foster son and family, Chris and Michelle Cannon and Christopher Cannon, all of Dexter; one sister, Ivy Lyles of Kalamazoo, Mich.
He was preceded in death by one son, Charles Duane Hume on Oct. 25, 1972; two sisters, Ollie Maze and Viola Griffin; and three brothers, Earl Hume, Luther Hume and Leslie Hume.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2008, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Josh Carpenter of Dexter officiating.
Interment will follow in Walker Cemetery in Bloomfield.