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Artie Sue Carpenter

Bonham, Texas

Oct 18, 1926 – Mar 23, 2021


October 18, 1926
March 23, 2021
Bonham, Texas


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Wise Funeral Home - Bonham Obituary

Funeral services for Artie Sue Carpenter, 94, of Bonham, will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, March 27, 2021 in Wise Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in Dodd City Cemetery.  Sue passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family.

Sue was born Oct. 18, 1926 in Slaton, Texas, the daughter of George A. Lewis and Lelah Ada Rhodes Lewis.  She married William Jasper “Willie” Carpenter on January 16, 1949, and he preceded her in death on July 4, 1998.  Sue and Willie owned and operated Southside Grocery for many years.  She was a lifetime member of Northside Church of Christ.  Sue served as an Election Clerk for a number of County and City elections.  A true people person, she thoroughly enjoyed meeting and visiting with the voters.  She loved spending time with her family and traveling with her son, Steve on their train trips.  

Sue was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Leila Eutermarks (2004), sons, Richard Gary Carpenter (2011) and Steve Robert Carpenter (2018), grandson, Kevin and great great grandson, Levi. 

Sue is survived by her two sons, Frank Carpenter (Brenda) and Joe Carpenter (Marjory), daughter-in-law, Ann Carpenter and son-in-law, Ted Eutermarks, grandchildren, Mary (Kevin), Sharon (Ken), Jim (Dee), John (Patti) and Scott (Jennifer); great grandchildren, Mykaela (Nathan), Cole, Cade, Madeleine, Collin, Katarina, Isabella, Christian, Richard, Spencer, Taylor, Tyra (Collin), Joseph, Kaitlyn, and Clayton; great great grandchildren, Emily, Katelynn and Amelia; extended family and friends.

The family will receive friends at Wise Funeral Home from 10:00 AM till service time, Saturday.


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Frank & Joe - I loved your mother! I'm so sorry for your loss.

Frank, I was so sorry to read about your mom in the North Texas E-News. Hopefully, she didn't suffer. May God be with you during this terrible time in your life.

I am so sorry for your loss. Heaven has gained a wonderful woman. Your mother was always so kind and sweet to me and my whole family for that matter. We loved her. I wish I could have come to see yall but was unable to but wanted yall to know I feel your loss and pray that God give you peace and comfort at this time.

Sue, was so very special our family, she was kind and so funny with her stories. She had so much love for her family and friends that she sparkled with love. All of you are in Lamesa, Justin, John and my prayers. Sending Love and Hugs.

Sue was not only my aunt but my best friend. She was such a kind person and so witty. We enjoyed many experiences both humorous and sad. I will miss her more than words can express.

Rest in peace. May God bless you and your family. Tony

My condolences to Sue's family, and especially to Ann who has so faithfully given her love and care to Sue. Prayers for peace and comfort in the healing days ahead.

Sue was a kind and gentle soul and was a very special lady. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

I’ve known Sue my entire life. Truly a special lady. My prayers are with all the family. Toni Rhine Lowry