Age: 88 Address: Spruce Pine Date of Death: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Details: Nola Carroll Carpenter of Spruce Pine went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 20th at the Mitchell House. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Mittie McMahan and wife of the late Paul E. Carpenter. She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Jimmy Carpenter and a daughter-in-law, Janice Holtsclaw Carpenter. She worked at Carpenter and Phillips Mica Co. in Spruce Pine, which was their family business, for a number of years and was a homemaker then later worked with Baxter Healthcare until her retirement. She was a member of Pine Branch Baptist Church who loved working in her flower garden.
Surviving is her son, Terry Carpenter of Spruce Pine; granddaughters: Tammy McKinney (Steve) of Collettsville, NC and Leisa Sullins (Dempsey) of Spruce Pine; grandsons: Tad Carpenter (Tammy) and Derek Carpenter (Summer) all of Spruce Pine; great-grandchildren: Cody McKinney, John Mark Sullins, Jennifer McKinney, Adashia Carpenter Pruitt, Brandon Carpenter, Joshua Sullins and Olivia Carpenter; great-great children: Page Daniels and Evan Carpenter.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, February 22nd in Pine Branch Baptist Church. Rev. Steve Williams and Rev. Shane Gunter will officiate. Burial will be in the Spruce Pine Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mitchell House Activities Department, 13681 Hwy 226 South, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 or the Mitchell County Hospice, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.