Freda Carpenter, 76 - Spencer

Freda Carpenter, 76, of Spencer, West Virginia, died Friday, June 11, 2004, in the Miletree Center, Spencer.

She was born April 13, 1928, at Cicerone, a daughter of the late John Floyd and Della Pearl Moore Ashby. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Carpenter; one brother, Lester Ashby; one sister, Lucy Carpenter.

She was a homemaker and member of the Church of the Living God, Spencer.

Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Carpenter of Spencer and Barbara Cross of Apple Creek, Ohio; four sons, Randle Carpenter of Coloma, MI, Ronnie, Johnny and Jimmy Carpenter all of Spencer; one brother, Emzie Ashby of Palestine; seven sisters, Martha Jordan and Garnet Whited both of Elizabeth, Sada Wales of Winter Park, FL, Virginia Carter of Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Melissa Jane Mossor of Chester, Ada Shamblin of Racine and Lizzie Moore of Reedy; sixteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted Monday, June 14 at 11 a.m. in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. Howard Nichols officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Herman Cemetery, Harmony.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday.