Charlotte Harrison Perkins, a former kindergarten teacher and homemaker, died of complications of a broken hip Saturday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. She was 99.
She was born and raised Charlotte Harrison on Gilmor Street in West Baltimore, and graduated in 1920 from Western High School. She earned her bachelor's degree in education from what is now Towson University.
For the next 20 years, she taught kindergarten at Roland Park Elementary School.
In 1941, she married Eben F. Perkins III, a Baltimore attorney who died in 1981.
The longtime resident of Tudor Arms Apartments on West University Parkway had lived since 1998 at Augsburg Lutheran Home in Lochearn.
Mrs. Perkins had volunteered for many years in the gift shop at Union Memorial Hospital. Her philanthropic interests included Joseph Richey Hospice Inc. and All Saints Convent.
She was a member of the Maryland Historical Society and Johns Hopkins Club.
Mrs. Perkins was a communicant of Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St., where a memorial service will be held in the chapel at 11 a.m. Aug. 16.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.