It is with grateful hearts that we celebrate the life and death of Charlene Birdwell. Mom began this lifeâ€™s journey on Sept. 7, 1930, the only child of Maudie and Charlie Smith, in Sweetwater, Texas; and completed it in Big Spring, Texas, on Jan. 20, 2011.
While growing up, Mom moved with her parents all over Central and West Texas, and Arizona, finding whatever jobs were to be had. It was at that time that she developed her voracious love of reading. She attended Texas Tech University, where she met â€œSteveâ€.
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