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
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 www.laycock-hobbs.com./notices/Mildred-Carpenter.
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.
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