Neoma J. Carpenter(1925-2013)

Neoma J. Carpenter, 88, of Montpelier, OH, died early Friday morning, July 12, 2013,  at CHWC in Bryan, OH. She was born May 1, 1925, in Hudson, MI, to Clayton and Millie (Osmun) Hephner. She married DeArle L. Carpenter on November 15, 1948, in Angola, IN, and he preceded her in death on June 13, 1999.

Surviving Neoma are her daughter, JoAnne (Tony) Williams of Las Vegas, NV; three sons, Larry (Diane) Carpenter of Reading, MI, Lester L. Carpenter of Montpelier, and Terry (Cheryl Hutchins) Carpenter of Fremont, IN; a sister, Delores Deck of Pittsford, MI; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, DeArle, she was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Joseph Carpenter; and a brother, Francis Hephner.

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