Charra Langley


Charra Langley, retired mother, grandmother and resident of Elberta, Alabama, died on Sept. 7, 2018 at the age of 68 while battling cancer.

Charra is survived by her three daughters, Emily Allison, Robin Kessler and Leah Langley; her brother, Tim King; and her four grandchildren, Madison Walsh, Brett Walsh, Brylee Kessler and Erik Morck.

She was predeceased by her parents; and her husband, Mike Langley.

Charra was born on Feb. 21, 1950 in Pensacola to Henry Lowell King, and Natalie Cofield King. She graduated from Judson College with a degree in interior design.

Charra and Mike moved from Foley, Alabama in 1992 to Olathe, Kansas for Mike's career in the wholesale lumber industry. After her husband's death in 2004, Charra remained in Kansas until she retired in 2008. She then returned to her home in Elberta, Alabama.

Charra enjoyed her retirement, traveling the world with her brother and her friends. She enjoyed the sunsets and the wildlife from her home, and being a mother and a grandmother.

She will forever be loved and missed dearly by all who knew her.

A visitation and service is scheduled on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home at 14275 S. Black Bob Road, Olathe, KS 66062.

Visitation will held at 5:30 p.m. and service will begin at 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Kansas City Hospice House on their website at

A second visitation and service with a private family burial following the service will be held for her at Pine Rest Memorial Park and Funeral Home at 16541 U.S. Hwy. 98, Foley AL 36535 on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.

Visitation at 5 p.m. and service at 5:30 p.m.

Flowers or donations to the Kansas City Hospice House are welcome.

Arrangements by Pine Rest Funeral Home, Foley.