June 23, 1931 - December 14, 2020
Juanita Blanche Carico Carpenter, age 89, of Ennice, NC, passed away Monday, December 14, 2020, from complications of COVID-19 at Margate Health and Rehabilitation Center in Jefferson, NC. She was born June 23, 1931 in Alleghany County to Lonnie Ed and Vinnie Combs Carico, seventh of twelve children. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Howard Carpenter, one son, Eddie Carpenter, six of her sisters and three of her brothers. Juanita was raised dancing and loved to dance more than anything. She is survived by four children: Kalora Carpenter Temple and husband Kenneth, Linda Carpenter (daughter-in-law), Gary Carpenter and wife Melanie, and Steve Carpenter; thirteen grandchildren: Luke Miller and wife Janelle, Emily Miller-Newell and husband Daniel, Adam Miller and wife Gracie, Corinne Smith and husband John, Bill Carpenter and wife Rhonda, Mitch Carpenter, Russ Carpenter, Steven Carpenter and wife Darlene, Kory Seal and husband Brandon, Kyle Carpenter and wife Rachel, Brady Carpenter and wife Kayla, Stacy Miller and husband Brad, Jason Carpenter; four step-grandchildren: Cindy Butler and husband Darryl, Brooke Simmons and husband Allen, Ken Temple and wife Julie, Dee Pryor and husband Greg; thirty eight great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Buck Carico, and one sister, Jeanette Morris; many nieces and nephews also survive. A graveside service to honor the life of Juanita will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Edmonds Community Cemetery with Reverend Mark Carico and Reverend Jeff Carpenter officiating. A memorial service will be held later in the year and the family requests your presence then to honor Juanita and her loving presence in the lives of any who wish to attend. Due to the current COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We ask all guests and family members attending the graveside service to please bring and wear a mask in respect for Juanita and her untimely death. We are sad to lose her and have missed her for a long time. In lieu of flowers, Juanita has been a lifelong member of Savannah United Methodist Church in Ennice, NC, and would want donations to go to the church. She was an active supporter of the church and its fellowship. Please send donations to Savannah United Methodist Church, 2921 Savannah Road, Galax, VA 24333. The family would like to extend special thanks to the people who took care of her at Margate Health and Rehabilitation Center in Jefferson, NC. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Carpenter family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.grandviewfuneralhome.com.
Juanita Blanche Carico Carpenter, age 89, of Ennice, NC, passed away Monday, December 14, 2020, from complications of COVID-19 at Margate Health and Rehabilitation Center in Jefferson, NC. She was born June 23, 1931 in Alleghany County to Lonnie... View Obituary & Service Information
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