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Alma Thompson Howard

Alma Thompson Howard
  • November 18, 1936 - November 1, 2021
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“Our sympathy for your loss. Both Alma and Eddie were such thoughtful friends and neighbors. Alma gave Cooper and Connor their first stuffed animals,...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Shelly and Al Aksomitas - SC

“We were very much saddened to hear of Ms. Howard's passing. We moved into the neighborhood in 2014 right across the street from the Howard's and very...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Tim & Janet Whitney - SC

“Our prayers and thoughts are with the family. Alma was a delightful person who always had a smile on her face and twinkle in her eyes. We feel...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Ronnie, Susan and Meaghan Bonds - SC

“Eric and family, Our heart goes out to you in your time of sorrow. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Tom Jameson and Brenda Brinson

“Praying for all the family. I was blessed to know Alma my entire life. She was a gracious lady, loved by all and will be greatly missed. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Donna Tucker - Jacksonville, FL

“Sending prayers to all of the family.Alma was a wonderful person and thankful I had the opportunity to be her friend.She wii be missed ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Charles and Linda Floyd - Friend

“Alma was a kind and generous person and a wonderful mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all who knew her . ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Amy Stokes - Granite Quarry, NC

“I'm so sorry for your family's loss. Alma was always warm and welcoming every time I entered her home. She will be missed. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Amber Baxley - Asheville, NC


Alma Thompson Howard, 84, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of the late Edward Marion Howard entered into eternal rest Monday, November 1, 2021. Her funeral service will be held at the graveside Saturday, November 6, 2021 in Carolina Memorial Gardens, 7113 Rivers Avenue at 2:00 pm. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Alma was born November 18, 1936 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of Egbert Pinckney Thompson and Reba Elease Crews Thompson. She was a graduate of Rice Business College, and then resided in Salisbury, North Carolina with her husband from 1966 to 1979. In Salisbury, Alma was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, and Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Upon returning to Charleston, South Carolina, Alma attended St. Benedict Catholic Church. She was a talented singer, avid gardener, fiber artist, and nature lover.

She is survived by her daughter, Pamela Howard Smith (Charles) of Salisbury, NC; two sons, Edward Marion Howard, Jr. (Mary Thodosoff) and Eric Patrick Howard both of Mount Pleasant, SC; sister, Kerean Clark of Jedburg, SC; and three grandchildren, Charlotte Smith Staton (William), Edward Marion Howard III, and Caroline Howard Smith.