Charlotte M. Perry, a longtime city public schools educator who was active in the affairs of Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, died Sept. 5 from congestive heart failure at Miami Jewish Health Systems in Miami, Fla. The former longtime Harlem Avenue resident was 94.
The former Charlotte Marshall, who was the first cousin of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, was the daughter of Cyrus W. Marshall Sr., an educator, and Elizabeth H. Marshall, a homemaker.
Mrs. Perry who was raised in the city’s Sugar Hill neighborhood, was a 1941 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School, and received a bachelor’s degree in 1949 from Coppin State University.
For 40 years, Mrs....