She was born Jan. 5, 1939, in Radford and played basketball for the Radford Bobcats in her early years. She was a member of Radford Christian Church. Charlotte worked as an office secretary/check-in clerk for Clover Creamery in Virginia. She loved her grandchildren, enjoyed cooking, working crossword puzzles, and playing Yahtzee. She was also an avid bowler.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward Thurman Akers; her second husband, Hollis A. Maxwell; a son, David Akers; her parents, Harvey and Ruby DeHart; a sister, Deryline Hamilton; a stepson, Ray Maxwell; and a stepdaughter, Judy Brown.
She is survived by her children, Vicki Mills and her husband, Larry, of Harriman, Tenn.; Melissa Nabors and her husband, Mike, of Harriman; Robbie Akers of Knoxville; and Cheryl Norman of Kingston; grandchildren Jeremy Akers and his wife, Ashley; Justin Mills; Jennifer Fritsch and her husband, Bryan; Brandy Guinn and her husband, Christopher; Sean Norman; Kayla Strange and her husband, Cody; Erika Smith and her husband, Dillon; Brenton Nabors; Lydia Nabors; Olivia Akers; Cody Akers and his wife, Marlea; and Alexis Luna and her husband, Joseph; stepchildren Linda Hill and her husband, John of Rockwood, Tenn.; Teresa Hinkley and her husband, Jerry, of Virginia; Dorothy Maxwell of Sparta, Tenn.; Glenda brown of Oakdale, Tenn.; and Deb Hamby and her husband, Wayne, of Lancing, Tenn.
She is also survived by several great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren, and step-great-grandchildren; her sisters, Louise Merrill of North Carolina and Peggy Osborne of Radford; a sister-in-law, Charlotte Boyd of Radford; and a host of extended family members and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. The online register book can be signed at www.frakerfuneralhome.net. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements.