Charlotte A Thompson

August 28, 1940March 4, 2018

Charlotte Arlene Howdyshell Thompson., of Bradenton passed away Sunday March 4, 2018. She was born August 28, 1940 in Rushville Ohio. Charlotte grew up in Rushville Ohio, married Merl Howdyshell who served in the US Army stationed in Germany. Later moved to Bradenton Florida where she was a homemaker, skilled in ceramics, and sewing. Charlotte was a true friend, good mother, and wife. When Merl passed away in 1986, she went back to school to complete her education and worked at GTE for many years. In May 1997 Charlotte and Jim Thompson were married; they enjoyed travel to the Caribbean, Las Vegas, Canoeing, visiting children and grandchildren. She is survived by loving Husband James Thompson, daughter Kendra (George) Sage, son William (Melba) Thompson, daughter Angela (James) Harris, daughter Robin (John) Isom, foster sister Regina Stalter, nephew Rick (Reba) Snider, grandchildren Jason Howdyshell, Adora Sage,George Sage Jr., River Thompson, Sydney Thompson, great grandchildren Adelynn Harris, Skylar Harris. He is preceded in death by her parents Clarence & Effie Nance, first husband Merl Howdyshell, Sister Anna Coey, & niece Debra Thompson. Manasota Memorial Park and Funeral Home is entrusted with final care.


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 7, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Charlotte A Thompson

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Judy Ingram

March 19, 2018

We were happy to have you in the family for such a long time. Many fun memories of Christmas Eves. Rest easy.

Vickie ,Roberta and Joyce Hopkins

March 5, 2018

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.