Frances Louise Carpenter

| October 9, 2015

Frances Louise Carpenter, age 92, of Coshocton, was promoted to Glory on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. She was born on September 21, 1923 in Adamsville, Ohio to the late Henry Omar and Bertha (Shroyer) Warne. Frances married Grover Carpenter on October 2, 1940 and he preceded her in death in 1996. She was a member of the Salvation Army since 1939 and New Life Ministries. Frances held the title of Young People’s Sergeant Major and Social Service Director at the Salvation Army for many years. She and her husband Grover were the 1994 Coshocton Sertuma Club Service to Mankind Award recipients and in 1996, the first couple to receive the Coshoctonian Award. She enjoyed playing music and had an amazing ear for it. She played the trombone, accordion, guitar, piano, mouth harp, and auto harp. Frances loved spending time with her family and friends and they meant the world to her. She enjoyed working with her flowers, taking care of people, and especially spending time with her dog Lucy. Frances lived every day to be a servant of the highest God. She was truly a wonderful woman and will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her daughter, Martie Carpenter; sister, Leah Lawrentz; son-in-law, Thomas Barstow; grandchildren, Tony (Kathy) Clark, Stuart (Judy) Clark, Shara (Rich) Prindle; Darrell (Billie) Clark, Kayleen (John) Blackstone, Karla (Donnie) Dawson, and Renee (Larry) Erman; great-grandchildren, Josh Clark, Kara Dawn (Tommy) Taylor, Tiffany (Dewayne) Clark Hutchison, Stuart (Carrie) Clark, Jessica (Josh) McNickle, Jennifer Clark, Karlee Dawson, Tommy Dawson, Tori Prindle, Emylee Erman, Kimberly Erman, Samantha Clark, Orianna Clark, Drew Fortune, and Makayla Blackstone; great-great grandchildren, Zain, Lilith, Dravan, Dominic, MaKenzie, Briar, Aiden, Alli, Kylie, Alex, Jax, and Sophie; numerous nieces and nephews and many “adopted” community family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Grover, daughter, Sandra Lee Barstow, and siblings, Dale Warne, Howard Warne, and Laura Wheeler.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Given-Dawson Funeral Home and one hour prior to the funeral service. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Given-Dawson Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Granger officiating. Burial will follow at South Lawn Cemetery.

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