Charlotte M. DWYER
Charlotte M. DWYER
  • April 11, 1920 - February 15, 2017
  • Raytown, Missouri

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Charlotte M. Dwyer

Charlotte Martin Dwyer passed away on February 15, 2017, after a brief illness. Service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 18, with visitation from 10:00 to 11:00, at Raytown Christian Church, 6108 Blue Ridge Boulevard, Raytown, MO. Burial will follow at Floral Hills Cemetery, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, MO.

Charlotte was born April 11, 1920, in Joplin, Missouri, to E.A. and Ida Martin. She grew up in Joplin, MO, and graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor's Degree in 1941. She married the love of her life John Olin Dwyer on March 22, 1945. They enjoyed boating on Grand Lake in Oklahoma and traveling with family and friends. Charlotte received her Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Kansas in 1963. She had a 30 year career as a Social Worker for the Missouri Division of Family Services in Foster Care and Adoption. Her husband John died on November 26, 1998.

Charlotte was an active member of Raytown Christian Church serving as President of the Christian Women's Fellowship, Deacon and Food Pantry Volunteer. She was a proud member of her Red Hat group. Charlotte was an avid bridge player and played in many bridge groups over the years. She was always a sports fan supporting the Kansas City Chiefs and the University of Kansas Jayhawks basketball team.

She is survived by her two daughters Layne Hunley and husband Jim and Paula Davis and husband Dr. John Davis. She dearly loved her five grandchildren Dr. John Davis III (Dawn), Dr. Marc Hunley (Kate), Stephanie Davis, Allison Davis Foy (Scott), and Colin Davis (Margaret Cashill). She has five great grandchildren including Anne and Ella Davis, Phoebe and Darcy Davis, and Benjamin Hunley. Her family will always remember Nanny for her love, intelligence, community service, independence and determination, She was a role model to all. Also surviving are her niece Sheila Damer of Joplin, MO, and her nephews Don Martin (Ruth) of Rogersville, MO and the Honorable Kim Smith (Nancy) of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and their families. Preceding her in death were her sisters Pauline Graham and Virginia Smith and her brother E.A. Martin Jr.&nbs p;

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Raytown Christian Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Floral Hills Funeral Home and Cemetery.