August 22, 1939 - April 25, 2021
Edith Marcel (Butler) Carpenter, age 81 of Valparaiso, IN passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021 in Memphis, TN. She was born on August 22, 1939 in Whiting, IN to Murrel and Katherine (Oldham) Butler. Edith is survived by her daughters, Donna (Kevin) Garner, Charlotte (Jesse) Cuevas and Marian Shirley (Chris) Hollifield; grandchildren, Felix, Ezra, Jenny, Jessica, James, Carly-Lynn, Kasey, Sofia, Jonathan, Shirley (Sissy), Tom, Derek, Ashlee, Jay, Vanessa, Katherine, Mark and Dora; great-grandchildren, Alex(Ashley), Madelynn, Kennady, Alexis, Summer, Christian, Alec, Erica, Luke, Delaney, Lilly, Michael, Logan, Jesse, Eleanor, Hannah, Calvin, Andrew, Emilio, Olivia and Thomas (T.J), Cameron, Victoria and Gabe; great great-grandchild, Ava King. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marion Donald Carpenter; son, Donald William Carpenter and granddaughter, Amy Nicole Easter. Edith was a devote Christian and a member of RealLife Church. She was married to Don Carpenter for 50 years until his passing and retired from Bethlehem Steel. Edith enjoyed music, dancing, roller skating and had a great sense of humor. Christ was always first in her life but she adored her family, especially all her grandchildren. Edith was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great great-grandmother and will be dearly missed. A Funeral Ceremony will be held on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Avenue, Portage, IN 46368 with Pastor Bob Burton officiating. Burial to take place at Heritage Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the time of service at 1:00 pm at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.ee-fh.com.
Edith Marcel (Butler) Carpenter, age 81 of Valparaiso, IN passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021 in Memphis, TN. She was born on August 22, 1939 in Whiting, IN to Murrel and Katherine (Oldham) Butler. Edith is survived by her daughters, Donna... View Obituary & Service Information
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