Elizabeth Irene Carpenter, 79, of Bellefontaine, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in the Campbell Place, Bellefontaine.
She was born in Logan County on May 26, 1937, the daughter of the late William and Alice Virginia (Wesser) Johnson. She is also preceded in death by her husband, James Nathan Carpenter, two sons, Mark James Carpenter and Randall David Carpenter, an infant daughter, Lydia Carpenter, and a granddaughter, Amanda Morris.
She is survived by two daughters, Lori (John) Morris of Zanesfield and Jo’Anne (Mike) Holland of DeGraff, three grandchildren, Megan Salem of Mentor, Jenifer Stradling of St. Paris, and Joshua Holland of Urbana, three great-grandchildren, two sisters, Barbara Burton of Bellefontaine and Joan McCullough of Miami, FL, one brother, David West of Cape Coral, FL and numerous nieces and nephews.
Elizabeth was a member of the McKees Creek Church, Bellefontaine. She and her husband owned and operated Carpenter’s Greenhouse for many years. She loved her gardening and also enjoyed sewing, puzzles, and crafts. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
Pastor Floyd Lundy will officiate a memorial service on Monday, April 17, 2017 at noon in the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main St. Bellefontaine. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice.
Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Bellefontaine assisted the family with arrangements and condolences may be made to the family at www.edsfh.com.