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E. Jodene Carpenter
E. Jodene CarpenterRed Rose2E. Jodene Carpenter 84 of Marion, died peacefully Friday afternoon September 15, 2017 at the Kingston Residence in Marion.

She was born June 24, 1933 in New Bloomington to the late George and Mary Lois (Kinnamon) Nelson. On September 24, 1976, she married the love of her life, Murray D. Carpenter, and he died September 3, 2009, they are now reunited in heaven.
She was also preceded in death by her grandson, Jeremy Adams.

Surviving are her children: Rick Adams of Florida, Randy (Brenda) Adams of Waldo, Thomas (Mary Jo) Carpenter of Galena, Lynn (Ruth) Carpenter of Grove City, Dennis (Cathie) Carpenter of North Carolina, Karen (Brad) Moffitt of Radnor and Amy (John) Cooper of Delaware.
One brother: Ralph (Joyce) Nelson of Asheville
Eighteen grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren

Jodene was devoted to her family and dedicated her life to caring for them. In her youth, she was a member of “The Singing Lovelies”, who traveled the country performing at various events. She was a former active member of the New Bloomington United Methodist Church and then the Emmanuel Reformed Church near Green Camp, she had also worked for Betty Zane Popcorn Co. and in the cafeteria at the former New Bloomington school. In later years, she volunteered for Turning Point in Marion, and along with Murray were longtime members of the Eagles and Moose Lodges in Marion.

Memorial services will be held Thursday September 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in LaRue, Pastor David Lippert will officiate, burial will follow in the LaRue Cemetery, friends may call one hour prior to the service beginning at noon at the funeral home in LaRue

Memorial gifts may be made to the Emmanuel Reformed Church at 4234 Green Camp Essex Rd. Marion, Ohio 43302 and or the Salvation Army at 317 W. Church Street, Marion, OH 43302

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com

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#1 from: Marsha K Harmon
La Rue, OH
Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 11:29 AM

Randy, I am so sorry to hear about your mom's passing.  She was always a loving and caring person. She gave me strength when I needed it.  Know you are in my prayers.  Marsha Kay

#2 from: Arthur and Mary Granlee
Green Camp Rd
Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 12:17 PM

Our prayers to the family of Jodene.  What a beautiful lady with so much class.  She was so Beautiful!  She and Murray were so in love and she is with him now.  Her smile was always so comforting and loved her hugs. Prayers for comfort .

#3 from: Rhonda Daigneau
Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 2:33 PM

Randy, so sorry for your loss. We are sending prayers to you and your family.

#4 from: Janet O'Brien
Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 2:35 PM

To all of Jodene's family: Was sorry to hear about Jodene. My thoughts and prayers will be with all of you.I can't make it to the funeral so I wanted to send my condolences.    Janet and Mike O'Brien

#5 from: Larry Nibert
Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 5:09 PM

So sorry for your loss

#6 from: Jenny Hill
Delaware, Ohio
Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 5:57 PM

Dear Amy, John, Mikayla, Caleb, Colby and all of Mrs. Carpenter's family,
My family sends our deepest condolences  and are praying for all of you. May God comfort you and give you true strength during this time and continue to show His presence to you in the coming days.
Your Mom's smile was beautiful and I'm sure she hasn't stopped smiling on those heavenly shores. God Bless you all.
The Hill Family

#7 from: Clyde Dawson
Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 8:24 PM

So very sorry for your loss. Stay strong. All we can do is love each other. Stay strong Karen and Butch.Little Clyde will miss her.

#8 from: Butch
Ashville ohio
Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 9:06 PM

May you find the peace and love you so much wanted here in this life  I will always be your big brother    Love to all the family  uncle Butch  

#9 from: Keith Peppard
Flagler Beach, Florida
Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 8:34 AM

My prayers, sympathies and love to the family of Jodene. I know her family will have the strength to endure this heartbreaking time.

#10 from: Mary Carpentrr
Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 12:37 PM

So sorry to hear your mom passed.i always enjoyed visiting with her.

#11 from: kathy sherman
Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 9:50 AM

Remembering the perfect hair, gum chewing, opinionated, wonderful person my unofficial "Aunt"
was...sending hugs to all of you....Kathy Sherman

#12 from: The Bishop Family
Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 7:55 PM

To many loses

#13 from: Ralph. Nelson
Ashville ohio
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 7:15 PM

I will miss. You big sosterJodene may you have the peach you so desired here on earth. We will be looking for you on the other side of Jorden when our time is up. We love and will miss you smile and your laugh. Love Butch &Joyce Nelson

#14 from: Connie Frambes
Shawnee Hils,Ohio
Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:33 AM

Karen, your Mother is home.  You were the BEST daughter! You really gave it your all to help her through the rough times. You, Uncle Butch, Brad and Your immediate family were very loving and really cared about Jodene!  You and yours were there for her in the past 5 years when others were not! God Bless Your family!

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