Charlene L. (Charlee) Nicholson, age 66, of Canton passed away early Wednesday morning at Mercy Medical Center following an extended illness. Born in Salem, WV, on Feb. 11, 1938, to the late Artist B. and Velva (Richards) Coburn. Charlee was retired from Woolworth Stores in 1989 after 19 years of service. Following her retirement, she worked at Harmon Publishing Co as a proof reader. Charlee was a member of SARTA Riders Association, and enjoyed taking bus trip whenever she had a chance. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Charles D. Mattern. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Velva and John Thomas, son and daughter-in-law, Ed and Nellie Nicholson, all of Canton; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Joseph and Pat Coburn of Wathena, KS, Artist and Mandy Coburn of Spring Hill, FL, Gary and Gladys Coburn of East Canton, OH, Richard and Donna Coburn of Massillon, OH; sister, Frances Burwell of Louisville, OH. There are six grandchildren, Charlie, Ashley, Eddie, Angie, Tabby, Jessie, and numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her former husband Ralph E. Nicholson Sr. of Elizabethtown, KY. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Delaney Young officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Friday from 5-8 p.m. in the funeral home.