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Charlotte Diehl

May 10, 1929 — December 19, 2022

Colonial Heights

Charlotte Saunders Diehl, 93, of Colonial Heights, Virginia passed away on Monday, December 19, 2022.  She was born on May 10, 1929, in Petersburg, Virginia, to the late Charles C. and Ellen Wray Saunders. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Clarke Diehl Jr.  She was a member of Tabb Street Presbyterian Church in Petersburg, Virginia, and a former administrative assistant at Colonial Heights High School.  Mrs. Diehl is survived by two sons, Richard Timothy Diehl (Deborah Demro) and Thomas Adam Diehl, (Janice) and numerus grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 26, 2022 at Smith Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, 8301 Smith Grove Lane, North Dinwiddie, Virginia 23803.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Colonial Heights Fire and EMS, P.O. Box 3401, Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834.  Condolences may be registered at

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Monday, December 26, 2022

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8301 Smith Grove Ln, Petersburg, VA 23803

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