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Obituary for Lorna Jean Carpenter
Lorna Jean Carpenter, age 85, of Newcomerstown, formerly of Ava, died Friday, April 19, 2013, at Riverside Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Newcomerstown. She was born April 2, 1928 in Leesville, Ohio a daughter of the late Alonzo and Mary Edie Creager. She was a homemaker and had formerly attended the Ava Free Methodist Church. Lorna enjoyed riding with her son Andy on his Harley Davidson Motorcycle. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Dale C. Carpenter in 1989; one brother, Paul Creager; and five sisters Maxine Sell, Donna Poland, June Poland, Arlene Wood and Linda McCartney. Surviving are three sons, Keith D. Carpenter of Martins Ferry, Kim A. Carpenter of Newcomerstown and Paul A. “Andy” Carpenter of Newcomerstown; 6 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.