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Mrs. Charlotte Kea Thompson

Mrs. Charlotte Kea Thompson, 82, of Thurmont, died Saturday, September 9, 2006, at the Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Thaddeus Richard Thompson, who died June 1997.

Born August 1, 1924, in Thurmont, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Elsie McAfee Harmon.

Mrs. Thompson graduated from Emmitsburg High School in 1941 and Strayers Business College in 1942. She was a devoted wife, mother, homemaker and greatly enjoyed her grandchildren. She was an accomplished quilt maker and liked researching her family genealogy. She also loved her church family where she was an active member and organist of the Thurmont Church of the Brethren.

Surviving are four children, Michael A. Thompson and wife Dianna Hawkins of Hanover, Bernard C. Thompson and wife Rebecca of Frederick, Raymond E. Thompson and wife Lucinda of Thurmont and Rita E. King and husband James of Columbia; grandchildren, Sean Thompson, Craig Thompson, Brian Thompson, Renae Campbell, Laura Osori, Derrick Thompson, Matthew Thompson, Asa Brown, Christina King, Ashley King and Bradley King; great-grandchildren, Amber Thompson, Brendan Thompson, Annie Thompson, Mia Thompson, Ben Thompson and Jack Campbell; and one sister, Marian H. Kelly of Dunkirk, Indiana.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Edna Anders, Belva Welch, Hazel Baker, Gertrude Miller and Helen Mumma, and four brothers, Ralph Harmon, Howard Harmon, Morris Harmon and Kenneth Harmon.

Mrs. Thompson is at the Robert E. Dailey and Son Funeral Homes, P.A., 615 East Main Street, Thurmont, where friends may call from 1 to 9 p.m. Monday, September 11. The family will receive friends Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

On Tuesday, September 12, Mrs. Thompson will be removed to the Thurmont Church of the Brethren, 14 North Altamont Avenue, Thurmont, where she will repose from 9 to 10 a.m. at which time services will begin with her pastor the Reverend Linda Lambert officiating.

Interment will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Thurmont.

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