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Ryan Daniels Carpenter


Ryan Daniels Carpenter, 75, wife of William McNeill Carpenter, Jr., died at home on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.

Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Francis Marion Daniels, Jr., and the late Frances Schaefer Norris.

A graduate of Greenville High School and Sullins College. She was a retired employee of Piedmont Travel. She was a member of the Episcopal Church, a family member of Greenville First Baptist Church, a member of the Junior League, The Assembly and the Monday Book Club. She was an avid equestrian, voracious reader and enjoyed working in her beautiful garden.

Surviving in addition to her loving husband of fifty-four years, are her sons: William McNeill Carpenter, III and his wife Cheryl Coates Carpenter, and Schaefer McSwain Carpenter and his wife, Tracey Riddle Carpenter. "Pin pan" has five adored grandchildren: Amie Sarah Carpenter, Abbie Christen Carpenter, Neill Coates Carpenter, Lauren Daniels Carpenter, and Ryan Mattison Carpenter. She is also survived by her sister Frances Daniels Anderson and her husband Stuart G. Anderson, Jr., and her brother William Northern Miller, III.

Visitation will be Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home located Downtown, followed by a Memorial Service at 10:30 a.m. in the Downtown Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations will be graciously accepted by the Greenville Humane Society.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Published in The Greenville News on June 20, 2014
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