Sharon Kay Thompson

May 24, 1945October 16, 2020

Sharon Shemwell Thompson May 24, 1945 to October 16, 2020 Mom, Gamma, Aunt Sharon, left this earth for a better place at age 75. Born in Little Rock, Mom moved with her parents, Ralph and Henrietta (Morehart) Shemwell, to Mabelvale, Arkansas. At school Mom discovered one of her first callings – that of cheerleader –for the Mabelvale High Lions. Mom met Dad, Harold Thompson, in 1962. They married in January 1965 and have spent almost 56 years together. She was raised Methodist. Married in Mabelvale United Methodist Church, she and Dad were later founding members of St. Andrew’s. Mom and Dad last worshiped at Lakewood Methodist. She believed in volunteering and did so with Sisters in Stitches and the church’s Under the Bridge ministry to the homeless. Mom and Dad went on several mission trips to Mexico. She was generous, kind, and selfless. Always cooking a meal for friend or family. Mom never met an animal she didn’t love. Except snakes. A doting mother to Ragenea. A tireless grandmother to Walker. Basketball games will never be the same without Gamma yelling from the stands. We are certain she helped cheer the Razorbacks to victory last Saturday. We will continue to celebrate Mom’s life at 1pm this Friday, October 23, at Lakewood United Methodist Church, 1922 Topf Road, North Little Rock, 72116, at 1pm. The service will follow suggested COVID-19 protocol. In lieu of flowers, support one of Mom’s church missions by making a donation to Lakewood Methodist.



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Sharon Huffmaster

October 23, 2020

Sharon was always so full of life and such a joy to be around. She was always willing to help anyone and I loved being able to talk to her and Harold.

Kay Collins

October 23, 2020

When Sharon and her parents moved to Mabelvale they became neighbors
Sharon and I rode the school bus together and had classes together. Sharon was always liked
We were in the school play our senior year. She will be missed
May she rest in peace
May the family be comforted by knowing she lived a Christian life
Class of 1963 MHS
Go Lions

Linda Shearer

October 23, 2020

Jay and I loved Sharon and the joy she brought to us and many and will always be cherished. We will miss her a lot and send love to Harold and family. She adored each of them.

Carol Danner

October 23, 2020

I love Sharon, Henrietta and Ralph and the times we spent together planning an event and cheerleading. Sharon and I graduated from Mabelvale High May 1963 and then accepted to Arkansas Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in June.. We were roommates locked up in the dorm. Sharon would go out every chance she could to have a date with Harold. She loved Harold and really was not interested in becoming an RN. She was a great homemaker like her wonderful mom. I was disappointed when she decided not to stay in school and missed her terribly. I hate that we did not stay in contact with each other through all the years. I missed her so at our high school reunions. She was a leader in planning our 10 year reunion, but did not attend after the 10th. I continue to miss your beautiful smile and dynamic personality! See you some day in heaven my friend. Carol Copeland Danner

Russ Breshears

October 22, 2020

Sharon loved our times in Mexico on the mission trips! She brought such joy to the group, and she organized the shopping trips and loved the items she purchased in Mexico.

I will always remember the encouragement and enthusiasm she gave me. I was 39 years old and had never been a pastor before. I think visiting Sharon in the hospital was one of my first pastoral visits! She loved attending the Blue Jean Service. She was an amazing hostess!

Heaven has gained an angel, and I am thankful she is up there cheering us on, but I pray for her loved ones she leaves behind!

Russ Breshears
Pastor at Oaklawn UMC
Hot Springs, AR

Karen Greenlee

October 22, 2020

Prayers are with Harold, Rageana and Walker! Sharon was special to me! Many Morehart family memories of fried chicken, coconut cake and homemade ice cream!

Celeste Hoskins

October 21, 2020

Mrs T the first to be there when I got married !!! Always checking on me ! Cheering me on in whatever season or time or accomplishment. She loved with her whole being.

Vikki and Tiger McLain

October 21, 2020

Tiger and I always enjoyed spending time with Sharon. She had a smile and kind words for everyone. And anytime I posted a picture of my cat Charlie she would make the sweetest comments. Sharon will be missed. Prayers for you ❤️

Robin Sherman Phelps

October 21, 2020

While we were in school, I sat right behind Sharon in homeroom and in some classes and we shared many updates on school activities and gossip. My condolences go out to all of her family. RIP, Sharon.

Amanda Rogers

October 21, 2020

Sweet Sharon, you brought so much joy and love to our little family. You and Harold welcomed us with open arms. I thank God for the blessing of your life. You brought so much beauty and fun to everything you touched.
Until we meet again sweet friend.
With love,
Steven, Amanda, Baylor, and Harrison Rogers


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