Charleen Marie (Jenkins) Lambert, a former resident of Henryetta, passed from this life on May 4, 2017 in Warner, New Hampshire at the age of 70. Charleen was born on January 25, 1947 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Charley Mack Jenkins and Alva Faye (Poe) Jenkins.
Charleen grew up in Oklahoma City and attended Oklahoma City Public Schools, graduating from Central High School with the Class of 1965. Charleen became a licensed cosmetologist and worked in several capacities in that industry. Charleen married the love of her life, Rick Lambert, on November 14, 1967 in Oklahoma City. They remained happily married for 28 years until Rick's death in 1995. Charleen worked for Berry Drug for approximately 20 years before accepting an position as office manager with G&H Decoy in Henryetta, where she worked for approximately 12 years.
Charleen was extremely loving and active in her children's lives, serving as a girl scout leader, a den mother for Cub Scouts, a Boy Scout leader, and as a little league coach. Charleen played in a bowling league, was active in the school PTO, and the Ladies Auxillary at the Elks Lodge. She loved crafting and sewing. But most of all, Charleen will be most remembered as a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother and she will be missed by the many people who knew and loved her.
Charleen is preceded in death by her husband, Rick Lambert; her mother and father; a brother, Charley Mack Jenkins, Jr.; a sister, Charletta Jones; a son, Mackey Lambert; and a daughter, Gloria Lambert.
She is survived by a son, Rickey Lambert and daughter-in-law, Robin of Berlin, NH; two daughters, Lana Reid and son-in-law, Kevin of Henryetta and Debra Petrella and son-in-law, Kevin of Grand Blanc, Michigan; grandchildren, Megan Clason and husband Kyle, Gabrielle Silkwood, Rickey Lambert, Jordan Lambert, Owen Petrella, Grant Petrella, and Charlotte Petrella; 4 great grandchildren, Rex Clason, Brooklynne Clason, Luna Clason, and Fawn Clason; a brother-in-law, Robert Jones of Guthrie; as well as many nieces, nephews, other extended family and many good friends.
Viewing for Charleen will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from noon to 8:00pm at Integrity Funeral Service. The family will be at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6:00pm until 8:00pm to meet and greet guests and friends.
A funeral service for Charleen will be held at 11:00am on Thursday, May 11 2017 at Integrity Chapel with Rev. Jack Vance officiating. Interment will follow immediately at Dale Cemetery in Dale, Oklahoma under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service of Henryetta.
Pallbearers will be Rick Lambert, Rickey Lambert, Bob Jones, Kevin Petrella, Kyle Clason, and Kevin Reid. Honorary bearers will be Robert Jones, Bobby Holland, and Tim Davenport.
The family has designated the Frontotemporal Degeneration Association, 290 King of Prussia Road, Building 2, Suite 320, Radnor, PA 19087 as appropriate for memorial contributions.