July 30, 1925 ‒ February 06, 2017
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Charlotte Fowler, age 91, of Mount Vernon, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 6, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. She was born on July 30, 1925 in Panama City, Panama the daughter of Earnest and Inez (Clark) Yaeger. In her younger years during World War II, Charlotte worked as a “Rosie the Riveter” at the Flxible plant in Loudonville.
On December 2, 1945 Charlotte married the love of her life, James Fowler Jr. and took great pride in working and raising her six children on the family farm which will become a certified Centennial farm this year. Charlotte was an active member of the Amity United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday school. She also served as a 4-H advisor for many years.
Charlotte is survived by her children; Debra Fowler of Mount Vernon, Jim Fowler of Amity, Jodi Wright of Chicago, Jeff (Bethanne) Fowler of Amity, Chris (Wendi) Fowler of Amity and Leah (Rob) Clendening of Mount Vernon; thirteen grandchildren, Jeremiah Fowler, Erin Burger, Dustin Wright, Alison Wright, Adam Wright, Janelle McGregor, Mary Ann Fowler, Lisa Fowler, Jack Fowler, Emma Fowler, Reese Clendening, Drew Clendening and Mitch Clendening; sixteen great grandchildren; significant family friend Jean-Pierre Villemalard of Paris, France and daughter-in-law, Char Fowler of Amity.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband James Fowler Jr., granddaughter, Holly Fowler, a brother, Earnest Yaeger, two sisters, Katherine McClure and Elizabeth Danner and a daughter-in-law, Beverly J. Fowler.
Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Amity United Methodist Church, 16659 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. Rev. Mike Stine will be officiating. Burial will follow in Amity Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Charlotte’s name may be made to the Salvation Army, 206 E. Ohio Ave., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Charlotte Fowler.