Maxine Garnet Carpenter, 86, of Gandeeville, W.Va., passed away Aug. 15, 2014, at CAMC General Hospital in Charleston.
She was born on Dec. 15, 1927, in Roane County, a daughter of the late Coy Ellis and Alice Rhodes.
She was a former employee of the Kellwood Company in Spencer, and a member of Gandeeville United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her son, James "Jimmy" Carpenter and his wife, Betty, of Gandeeville; two sisters, Joanna Nichols of Newburgh Heights, Ohio, and Eloise Nelson of Belpre, Ohio; brother, Bud Ellis of Belpre, Ohio; three grandchildren, Nicholas, Jennifer and Jamie; and five great-grandchildren, Zack, Kenny, Payton, Adrianna and Zander.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny "Junior" Carpenter; sister, Edna Nichols; and brother, Woodrow Taylor.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. John Lowe officiating. Burial will follow in Eventide Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, has been entrusted to handle the arrangements.