Charlotte Ann Gagen
Charlotte Ann Gagen Charlotte Ann Pope was born on December 28, 1937 to Clarence Pope and Retta Kasinger in Bakersfield, CA. As a young girl she moved to Tustin, CA. Charlotte graduated from Tustin High School. She met a man, James Franklin Phillips. From that marriage she had four children. Victoria Lynn, Karin LaVerne, Robert James and David Michael. She was a house wife and the most amazing woman!! Charlotte got her cosmetology license to cut hair. In 1974 she meet the most amazing man, John Phillips Gagen. On July 4th of this year would have been 43 years of marriage to “Jack”. Charlotte got a job in a factory and from that career, she became a buyer for a company. She progressed into the most amazing purchasing agent any business would want. Charlotte was a beautiful, amazing, talented, God loving woman. Her entire life was about her family. She sewed, crocheted, knitted, gardened, cooked, made arts and crafts, etc. Then one day she got sick and then had many illnesses after. Charlotte survived cancer not once but four times! Yet she persevered!!! God had her hand. No complaints from Charlotte. Charlotte & Jack moved to Seneca, MO in 2002. They created the most wonderful private park on 40 acres that anyone could dream of. There are so many memories from California days, and so many more from Missouri. Charlotte loved her children, her grandkids and her great-grandkids. Every moment, every picture, every phone call, made her day!! Everyone in her family has been blessed to have been loved unconditionally, by this woman. She was proud to be called Mom, Mommy and Grandma. She was especially proud to be called a child of God. Fly high Charlotte! Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include; her loving husband Jack Gagen, her four children, Victoria Lachmund, Karin Cole, Robert Phillips, David Phillips, Son-in-law Noah and daughter in-law Liz; her sister, Wanda Convirs; 7 grandchildren, Jessica, Manuel, Heather, Amber, James, Dion and Michael; 10 great grandchildren, Marissa, Miguel, Anabella, Valencia, Brenton, Bryson, Braden, Brody, Fallon and Jameson. Viewing and Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 pm, Friday, June 23, 2017 at the Seneca Christian Church. Funeral services will be held 10:oo am, Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Seneca Christian Church with Joshua Frakes officiating. Burial will be in the Seneca Cemetery following funeral services. Arrangements under the direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca, MO.