||Funeral Service Held Tuesday, August 1, 1961
WYOMING—Mrs. Jessie Carpenter, 76, Wyoming, died Sunday morning, July 30, (1961) at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George McCalmant, Wyoming.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 1, at 10 a.m., at the United Presbyterian Church, Wyoming. Rev. Wayne Norris officiated at the service. Interment was in the Clay Cemetery, Onslow.
Pallbearers included Rolland Heister, Danny Heister, Richard McCalmant, Wayne Myers, Alva Shady and William Lange.
Mrs. John J. Miller was soloist and was accompanied by Mrs. C. R. Smith, organist.
She was born Sept. 28, 1884, daughter of George and Olive Anthony McCollough, in Jackson county. She received her formal education in the schools of Jackson county.
She was married to Leon Carpenter Feb. 2, 1910. Couple lived on a farm north of Onslow until they moved to Onslow in 1940. Mr. Carpenter died in 1944. Mrs. Carpenter moved to Wyoming in 1951.
She was a member of the Wyoming Presbyterian Church and was active in the Women's Industrial society of the church.
Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Beulah Myers and Mrs. Ruth McCalmant, both of Wyoming; Mrs. Wilma Heister, Delmar; Mrs. Donna Lange, Scotch Grove; Mrs. Sibyl Walroff, Maquoketa; and one son, James Carpenter, Oxford Junction.
Other survivors include one sister, Mrs. Florence Bickford, Canton; 33 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Beside her husband she was preceded in death by one son, one daughter, her parents and three sisters.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt