Charlotte B. Ferris-Strouse

July 02, 1973 ‒ April 06, 2017

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Charlotte B. Ferris-Strouse, age 43, of Mount Vernon, OH, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 6, 2017 from complications of Type 1 Diabetes. She devoted her entire life to her children.

Charlotte was a free spirit who impacted many lives. She was a mother, sister, daughter, and a fighter.

She is survived by her 9 children, Jamie Strouse, Cassandra L. Strouse, Kylie A. Wood, Dylan B. Wood, Mickey T. Wood, Kiana R. Wood, Autumn T. Kromoff, Sarah J. Kromoff, T. Logan Kromoff; 2 grandchildren, Jasmin L. Strouse and Bralynn L. Edwards; 4 brothers, Charles Ebie, Chris Swope, Casey Swope, Kurt Swope; and a sister, Amber Paprzycki.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Karen Ann Wheeler and Chuck M. Swope.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

A private celebration of life service will take place at a later date.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Charlotte B. Ferris-Strouse.

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  • I still can’t believe that you’re gone. I would like to express my condolences to your children and family members, as they are lost without you. You would be so proud of Cassandra right now for taking on so much responsibility, I know that I am. Peace Love and Light…….fly high my butterfly……fly high!

  • I will miss you more you were like my own daughter and a very best friend I know you have went to heaven and have your wings your children are like grand children to me I will miss you more and think of you often love you 😘 !!!!

  • From day one of 7th grade you were my right hand…ride or die💯
    Our friendship surpassed friendship into Sisterhood we faced many trials together and many losses over the past 30 yrs. But just the happiness of knowing you and being blessed by having u in my life brought my life so much joy….I miss you so much beastie….I pray all of your children find peace in your absence and healing thoughts and comfort in your memory💜
    Never will a day pass when I don’t think of you and how much I loved you❤ BFF and Always

  • I miss you momma more and more i love you so much i will always remmber you and you are my guardian angle with my daddy up there with the man ❤rest peacfully momma fly high my beautiful buterfly😭❤

  • I am so sorry about Charlotte. She is a amazing person . I will miss our talks about the family and how we met. If u guys need any thing just let me know

  • I love you momma I still can’t believe that you are gone I need you here! I know that your in a better place but I will miss you more than words can explain I love you to the moon and back!!! Fly high our beautiful butterfly!

  • You were such a sweet women! So happy I got to meet you in the short time we had. Rest In Peace ❤️

  • Not Goodbye

    Although this time on earth is through
    Still your memories remain
    The thoughts of so much we share with you
    Cause so much joy but such pain
    In Heaven i know your watching now
    Smiling on us from above
    You have given us such a treasure
    When you gave to us your love
    Your smile i keep in my treasure chest
    Your laugh i loved to hear
    I know your spirits with Jesus now
    But in silence i feel you near
    I knowyou are not hurting
    I know your smiling down
    Jesus’ arms are around you for your suffering hes given you a crown
    So now i look towards the Heavens
    With tears and a smile i say…
    I will miss you and i loce you
    I know that you couldnt stay
    Though i cry because ill miss you
    Ill smile because its not the end
    One day i know i will see see you
    But for now, i pray for our hearts to mend.
    ….I love you Char and miss you…you left us to soon….but our memories will stay with me always!!! 😥😥😥💔👣

  • I’m at a total loss for words, still hard to believe your really gone. You and I had our ups and downs that’s for sure, but were still always there for each other. You will be missed, that’s for sure. Fly high butterfly!!

  • I miss you mom… a lot… you were a soldier and fought a war, nobody in this world could ever even begin to understand.. you brought all ur kids together and started a landslide. You’re still my best friend. I’ll see you again momma. I’ll meet you at the crossroads. Fly high beautiful butterfly. 💙💙💙💙💙🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋

  • Still in shock…
    I remember Coffee Time at Glo’s, everyone sitting around laughing, crying, always jabbering, and never a dull moment. We were all each other’s support system, when the time called for a shoulder to cry on, or just a warm hug. Coffee Time won’t be the same without you. ♡♡♡♡

  • I miss you more and more everyday mom. I know now that you are the biggest angel up there watching over me. I won’t ever forget your voice when you said “Mickey pigg” it always brought a smile to my face. You are always going to be in my thoughts and by side everyday. I love you mom more than anything. I can’t believe you’re really gone it doesn’t feel real. Rest easy my beautiful momma.