STETSON – Carmon E. Charters, 81, passed away Feb. 9, 2006, at a Bangor hospital. She was born May 3, 1924, inLevant, the daughter of Alby and Gertrude (Houston) Brann. She helped found the first Christmas Club in Stetson. Carmon dearly loved her family, was proud of and enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be fondly remembered for her “famous” Tuesday dinners. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph “Barney” Charters; and her daughter, Shelley Rowell. She is survived by three sons, Trever Charters and companion, Jan Devine, of Newport, Thayne Charters and fiance, Tasha Hoyt, of Etna, Kirk Charters and wife, Annie, of Stetson; two daughters, Margaret Curry and husband, Harry, of Stetson and Tammy Hodgdon of Levant; 11 grandchildren, Kevin Merrill, Kevin Curry, Jason Curry, Billy Charters, Jeff Charters, Michael Rowell, Lori Devlin, Chad Charters, Sara Charters, Serena Hodgdon, and Chris Hodgdon; eight great-grandchildren, Ben Merrill, Joshua Merrill, Tara Curry, Joshua Charters, Tyler Charters, Mykala Charters, Aaron Thayer, and Patrick Devlin; a brother, Alton Brann of Levant; several nieces and nephews; including a special niece, Nancy Langley. Friends may call 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main St., Newport, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, with Pastor Al H. Worden, officiating. Spring burial will be in the Clark’s Hill Cemetery, Stetson. Memorial donations may be made to Eastern Maine Charities, P.O. Box 404, Bangor, ME 04402. For more information, or to sign an on-line guest book, please visit