Mildred Evelyn (Armstrong) Carpenter

January 22, 1920 ~ July 13, 2019 (age 99)


MILDRED EVELYN ARMSTRONG CARPENTER, age 99 of Athens, Tenn. went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 13, 2019, at her residence. She was born the 2nd of eight chileren to the late Rob and Elsie Armstrong in McMinn County and preceded in death by her husband of 60 years: Daniel Carpenter, Two Sons: Daniel Lewis Carpenter, Jr., Ronie Allen Carpenter, Granddaughter: Robin Lynn Carpenter, and Five Sisters: Ann Small, Margaret Addison, Virginia Jo Martin, Gladys Davis and Agnes Walden.Soon after she graduated from Etowah High School in 1938 she met and married her Husband: Daniel L. Carpenter. They lived in Los Angeles, Calif. for 35 years, spent time in Georgia and then retired to  McMinn County. She was a member of Allen Memorial Methodist Church. She will be rembered as a great homemaker and her enexorable love for her children and especially for the grandchild she raised: Tony Carpenter, and his three children: Joseph, Dylan, and Sam. Words cannot express our gratitude to Joyce and James Grubb and Shelby Gunner for their  devotion and being special friends to Mildred and her family

  • Grandson: Tony Carpenter of Athens, Tenn.
  • Three Great-Grandchildren: Joseph, Dylan, and Sam Carpenter
  • Sister and Broother-in-law: Bobbie and Kenny Dickson of Englewood,
  • Brother and Sister-in-law: Kendall and Doris Armstrong of Englewood, Tenn.
  • Nieces and Nephews: Brenda Hayes, Tony Farrell, Larry Davis, Judy Hennessee, Teresa Beasley, Steve and Mitch Dickson, Stacey Turley, Terry and Doug Armstrong, Karen Clark and Sharen Ray.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral with Rev. Charla Sherbakoff officiating. Interment will follow in McMinn Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Dylan Carpenter, Larry Davis, James Grubb, Blake Powers, and Terry Armstrong. The family will receive friends from 5-7 Monday in the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements. 

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July 15, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 AM
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
521 N. Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
July 16, 2019

11:00 AM
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
521 N. Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303

Interment following funeral service
July 16, 2019

McMinn Memory Gardens
1739 County Road 560
Athens, TN 37303

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