ASHEBORO - Cornelia McMahan Carpenter, 91, formerly of McAdenville, passed away March 30, 2014, at Woodland Hills Center, Asheboro.
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Mrs. Carpenter was born Sept. 24, 1922, in Jackson County, daughter of the late Julius and Early Sutton McMahan.
Mrs. Carpenter was a former employee of Pharr Yarns, Inc. and was a member of McAdenville Baptist Church.
Mrs. Carpenter is survived by her son, Roger Carpenter and his wife Phyllis of Grays Chapel, North Carolina; one granddaughter,
Lisa Jennings and husband John of Pittsboro, North Carolina; four great-grandchildren, Jamison Holt Moore, Owen Kingsley Moore, Colin Kipp Jennings, An-drew Feran Jennings.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia with a graveside service to follow at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the War Memorial Section of Gaston Memorial Park with Mr. Dick Roberts officiating.
Mrs. Carpenter was preceded in death by her parents; husband Fred Daniel Carpenter; two sisters, Mary McMahan, Bessie Reece; three broth-ers, Robert McMahan, Homer McMahan, Paul McMahan.
Memorials may be made to McAdenville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 8, McAdenville, North Carolina 28101.
Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com.
Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Carpenter family.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Apr. 2, 2014