Tuesday, September 4, 1934 - Sunday, September 30, 2018
Mrs. Evelyn Sasser Carpenter of Wicksburg went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, September 30, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was 84.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Piney Grove Assembly of God Church with Rev. Brian Presley, Rev. Eric Norris and Rev. Ray Layton officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb directing.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Mrs. Carpenter was born September 4, 1934 in Geneva County to the late James “Jim” and Lou Mills Sasser. Mrs. Carpenter was a loving wife, mother and an adoring grandmother who enjoyed cooking and family gatherings. Evelyn was a kind and compassionate woman of faith and a member of Piney Grove Assembly of God Church. She epitomized the scripture, “Favor is deceitful and beauty is vain: but a woman who feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.”
In addition to her parents, her husband, Billy Wyatt Carpenter; a son, Larry Wyatt Carpenter; and a great granddaughter, Lila Kate all preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters: Joan Clark (David) and Jean Forehand (Ronnie E); sons: Terry Carpenter (Lynn), Billy Jim Carpenter (Patty) and Greg Carpenter (Shelly); daughter-in-law, Joann Carpenter; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; many others whom she loving regarded as grandchildren; three sisters: Lillie Mae Pope, Jeanette Miller, and Gladys Jones; one brother, David Sasser (Sue); several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.