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Mrs. Charolette R. Lykins age 71 of Pekin passed away Sunday, October 23 at the Villages at Historic Silvercrest.

Mrs. Lykins was born August 27, 1945 in Salem the daughter of Noble Ray and Margaret Tincher Buchanan. She was a member of Enon Baptist Church.

Charolette was preceded in death by her husband:  Herbert Lykins in 2001, a brother:  Donald Buchanan, two sisters:  Norma Spears and Peggy Spears, one grandson and her parents.

She is survived by four sons:  Jeff Buchanan (Tammy) of Blanchester, Ohio, Brian Lykins of Goshen, Ohio, Mark Lykins (Veronica Kelley) of Salem and Roger Lykins (Jacinda) of Salem, two daughters:  Karen Odum of Pekin and Teresa Meenach (Mike) of South Lebanon, Ohio, a brother:  Charles Buchanan of Missouri, two sisters:  Dorothy Fleming of Pekin and Carol Raisor of Salem, 21 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:00PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cavetown Cemetery.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 11AM-time of service.