- March 29, 1921 - February 26, 2013
- Spencer, Indiana
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Lillian Allee Carpenter, 91, of Spencer, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013 the The Residence of McCormick's Creek where she was loved and cared for by the staff. She was born March 29, 1921 to Bert and Gertrude (Williams) Allee, Sr. Lillian was married to Richard Carpenter on March 17, 1938 and he preceded her in death on February 1, 2005. She retired from Bloomington RCA with 27 years of service and later worked at the Poplar Shop, J and M Country Market and Wal-Mart. Lillian enjoyed spending time with her family especially the grand, great, and great-great grandchildren. She loved family get-togethers, always providing plenty of wonderful food. She also crocheted many throws for family members over the years. Her accomplishments in life were many. While going thru early stage AD, she was able to write a short poem, entitled "Spring", which was selected to be published by the National Society of Poetry. She attended Cuba Baptist Church.
Survivors include, three sons, Gary Carpenter, Darrel (Rosie) Carpenter and Gail (Sue) Carpenter all of Spencer; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; brother, Lloyd Allee of Cascade, Montana; sisters, Pauline Russo, Eugenia Hendershot and Loretta Snyder all of Spencer and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandsons, Jimmy Carpenter and Terry Carpenter; great-granddaughter, Morgan Stierwalt; brother, Bert Allee, Jr., sisters, Vivian Mills, Betty Haltom and Jewell Haltom.
Funeral services will be held at 6 pm, Monday, March 4, 2013 at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer. Pastor Allan Farmer will officiate. Visitation will be 3pm until time of service on Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Owen County Humane Society.