Charlotte Elaine Andrews passed away at Elmcroft Senior Living Center on August 31, 2018 in Arlington, Texas after battling cervical cancer for four years. She was born on June 9, 1954, to Ernest Charles Andrews and Nelda Leatrice (Harris) Andrews in Dublin, Texas. On July 25, 1954 she was baptized at First English Lut…read more
Charlotte Elaine Andrews passed away at Elmcroft Senior Living Center on August 31, 2018 in Arlington, Texas after battling cervical cancer for four years. She was born on June 9, 1954, to Ernest Charles Andrews and Nelda Leatrice (Harris) Andrews in Dublin, Texas. On July 25, 1954 she was baptized at First English Lutheran Church in Austin. Growing up she lived in Proctor, Galveston, San Antonio, Fredericksburg, Weatherford, and Grand Prairie. She graduated from Grand Prairie High School 1972.
Charlotte attended the University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Texas Nursing School at San Antonio. She graduated from Texas Christian University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History/History. She did graduate studies in library science at North Texas State University and Texas Woman’s University. In 2007 she completed the certification program to be a pharmacy technician at Weatherford College. Over the years Charlotte worked as a receptionist, office assistant, art slide librarian, photo lab associate, and the last ten years as a pharmacy tech at Ron’s Pharmacy in Granbury.
On April 21, 1980 she married Rahim Mohammad Dokht in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates though they had met in Dallas. For awhile they lived in Tehran, Iran where 2 of their children were born. Then they moved to The Hague, Netherlands and had 2 more children. They lived there for over twenty years. In 2005 Charlotte returned to the states. She doted on her children and her grandsons. She was always so welcoming and cheerful and always making sure all her kids and grand babies were well taken care of.
Charlotte was an avid craftsman exhibiting talent in cross stitch, sewing, knitting, crocheting, machine embroidery, and quilting. Charlotte enjoyed animated movies and owned DVDs of probably every one that Disney made. She had a knack for decorating her home especially when it came to Halloween and Christmas. Charlotte believed in education and was very proud that all of her children are college graduates. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her sister Lea and husband John Bailey of Arlington, her son Aryan Dokht and wife Erica of Cypress; her daughter Tarlan and husband Arnoud Albada of Eemnes, Netherlands; her daughter Ayeh Dokht and Robert Solleveld of Amsterdam, Netherlands; and son Nobai Dokht and Claudia Almanza of Austin. There are 4 grandsons—Lucca and Leon Albada with cousins Xavier and Cyrus Dokht–with 1 more grandchild on the way, her niece Laura and husband Carter Thomason, her nephew Charles Bailey, and several cousins as well. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A private inurnment will take place in the future at Acton Cemetery.hide
I wanted to express my appreciation for your going above and beyond for me during the loss of my aunt. Your extra compassion and caring touch were so needed and appreciated by our entire family!