Graveside services for Charlene D. Fite, 92, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 7, 2017, at State Line Cemetery, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
She was born the daughter of the late Charles and Ethel McBee, on August 18, 1925 in Jerome, Arizona and died September 29, 2017 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
On June 20, 1945 she married a rancher, Charles B. Fite in Mountainair, New Mexico, who preceded her in death March 17, 2003.
The couple moved cattle and horses by train to a ranch near Lanton, Missouri in March of 1952. Once in the area, the Fites were instrumental in establishing Glenwood School.
She is survived by three children, Walter Fite and his wife Pamela, Missouri City, Texas; Richard Fite and his wife Bonnie, West Plains, Missouri, Continue reading