The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 13, 2013

Charla Dawn Meyers

Published 11-14-13


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Funeral service for Charla Dawn (Obermiller) Meyers, 52, will be 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at First United Methodist Church, Fairview. The Rev. Chuck McKinney will officiate. Arrangements are by Fairview Funeral Home Inc. Viewing will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Nov. 14, 2013.

Charla was born Aug. 23, 1961, in Woodward, Okla., to Charles G. “Chuck” and Betty C. (Moore) Obermiller. Her grandfather, Dr. R. G. Obermiller delivered her and she was the firstborn grandchild for both sets of grandparents. She died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Enid, Okla.

Charla started school at Hominy, Okla., and completed the fourth grade there, then moved to Fairview schools when her parents bought the Fairview Funeral Home. In elementary and middle school, she was very active in 4-H, holding all offices of her local group. She won 1st in state in furniture refinishing.  

Charla graduated from Fairview High School with the Class of 1979.

On May 22, 1979, she married Vernon V. “Chip” Brown in Fairview, Okla., and they were soon blessed with two daughters, Cassidy and Chandra.

Charla married Jeffrey B. Meyers Oct. 1, 2011, also in Fairview and gained a stepdaughter, Martha Melson and family.  

Charla was educated as a CNA and a CMA but spent most of her days as a homemaker.

Charla was a member of the Fairview First United Methodist Church. She was a mother, grandmother and friend who was loved by many.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents and an uncle.

Charla is survived by her husband, Jeffrey of the home; daughters, Cassidy and Derek Ratzlaff and their children, Kirstyn, Wyatt and Lilly of Fairview, and Jayci Vickman of Edmond, Okla., and Chandra Brown Christie of Lindsay, Okla.; parents, Chuck and Betty Obermiller; sister, Chanin and Vernon Hoehn; and nephew, Chancy, all of Fairview, Okla.; stepdaughter, Martha and Ethan Melson and their children, Ethan Jr. and Aiden, all of Stroud, Okla.

Memorials may be made to the Cub Scouts Pack 227 in her honor with Fairview Funeral Home Inc. acting as custodian.

Condolences may be made online at www.fairviewfuneral homeinc.com.

(Submitted by family)