News From Terre Haute, Indiana

August 2, 2013

Wanda M. Horsley Carpenter


---- — Wanda Marie Horsley Carpenter, 77, of Terre Haute, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Union Hospital. She was born on Aug. 20, 1935, in Terre Haute, to Clarence and Maude (Brush) Bailey.

Wanda worked at the Vigo County Courthouse Annex as an advocate for veteran’s benefits. Wanda loved to travel to Florida and enjoyed being on the beach. She especially enjoyed gambling and took many trips to Tunica. She doted on her beloved Chihuahua, Petey. She will be truly missed.

Wanda is survived by her husband, Glenn “Buzz” Carpenter of Terre Haute; daughters, Connie Kester and her husband Mike of Terre Haute, and Bonnie Robertson and her husband Rob of North Vernon; stepchildren, Scott Carpenter and his wife Debbie, Mike Carpenter, and Kevin Carpenter; four granddaughters; five stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; a sister, Rose Shores; a brother, Harold Bailey and his wife Betty; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Gene Horsley; two sons, Rick Horsley and Butch Horsley; and siblings, Eugene, Earl, Lucille, Midge, and Violet.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 on Sunday, Aug. 4 2013, at Roselawn Funeral Home, 7500 N. Clinton St. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home, with Pastor Kyle Andrews officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be made at: