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December 3, 2013

Vicki Lynn Barrett Carpenter

TERRE HAUTE — Vicki Lynn Barrett Carpenter, 59, of Covington, Ga., passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Newton Medical Center. Mrs. Carpenter was a 1973 graduate of Terre Haute South High School in Terre Haute. She enjoyed being a nurse until she became disabled. She enjoyed collecting angels but her grandchildren were her everything.

Mrs. Carpenter was preceded in death by her parents, James and Bettie Barrett; parents-in-law, William and Ella Carpenter; granddaughter, Madison Draper; and brother-in-law, Allen Grassick.

Mrs. Carpenter is survived by her husband of 14 years, Bill Carpenter; daughter and son-in-law, Jami and Kevin Draper; son, Jeremy Spencer; stepchildren and their spouses, Amy and Hank Carpenter, Lisa and Wocar Syed, Will and Kristen Carpenter, John and Marjorie Greenlee, Sheri Carpenter, Billie Jo Young, and Robert and Tracy Lester; grandchildren, Allison and Taylor, Amber and Logan, Laura and Brandy, Emily, Natalie, Jonathan, and Brody, Jordan, Sasha and Shahan, Jasmyne, Jalisa, and Analise; sisters and brother-in-law, Michel Barrett, Bettie Spaulding, Cathy and Mike England, Don Grassick; brother and sister-in-law, Charles Barrett and Carol Legard, Brenda and Gary Hendrix, Shirley Grassick; several great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service for Mrs. Carpenter will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at Church 213, in Covington, with Pastors Stan Patterson and Tory Hornsby officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family to assist with expenses. Online condolences at:


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