Doris Mary Carpenter

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Doris Mary Carpenter, 88, of Conroe, Texas passed away October 13, 2011. She was born January 27, 1923 to the late Joseph B. and Mary Wilson Praiswater. Doris is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, J.R. Carpenter; children Donald J. Carpenter and wife Lynn, Phyllis Stover and husband Jim, Betty Solas and husband Craig; five grandchildren; sister Margaret Townsend; brother Melvin Praiswater and wife Marjorie; along with numerous other relatives and friends.

Doris retired after 10 years of service with Southwest Administrators before working for Quaker Oats for $90 a month and North American Space Agency in the payroll department where she ran the comptometer, precursor to the calculator. She was a member of The Woodlands United Methodist Church where she played the piano. She and J.R. directed the music in the Friendship Class and started the Goldenaires out of their home.

Funeral Services are set for 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 18, 2011 in the Chapel at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Forest Park The Woodlands Cemetery.


Published on from Oct. 14 to Oct. 27, 2011
Arrangements under the direction of:
Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home
18000 Interstate 45 S | The Woodlands, TX 77384 | (936) 321-5115
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