Eileen Charlton, 98, of New Castle passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Addison Place in New Castle. She was born May 28, 1922 in Henry County, Indiana, a daughter of the late Charles T and Myrtle (Ellis) Huffman.
Eileen was a member of the First Friends Meeting in New Castle and had resided at Raintree Square for the past 10 years. She was a former member of the Eastern Star and played in several bridge clubs. Eileen had been employed with Thalls Insurance Agency for 16 years. She was a stay at home mom before going to work, when her youngest child was a senior. Eileen made Barbie clothes, selling them at bazaars in town and had a passion for crocheting. She loved being a farm wife and mother.
Survivors include her three children, Steven (Sue) Charlton of Columbus, Rosalie (Dan) Earnest of Spiceland and William “Bill” (Marilyn) Charlton of New Castle; six grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; son-in-law, Don Alley of New Castle.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Charlton; daughter, Sheryl Alley; two brothers, Enos and Elgin Huffman and three sisters, Louise Goodwin, Leatha Rogers and Thelca Smalley; two granddaughters, Shanna Charlton Duff and Cara Alley Smith; one great grandson, Steven Wesley Charlton.
Services will be at 1pm Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Hinsey- Brown Funeral Service in New Castle with Pastor Rick Schoeff officiating. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11- 1pm Saturday prior to the service. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the First Friends Meeting, 503 S. Main St. New Castle, IN 47362 with envelopes available at the funeral home. You may express condolences or share a memory of Eileen at www.hinsey-brown.com.