Obituary of Karen S. Carpenter
Karen S. Carpenter, 71, wife of Don Carpenter, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021. A native of Frankfort, she was born on August 29, 1949 to the late Maurice and Gwendolyn Monroe Grider. She worked for Living Waters Church for 20 years as the financial administrator. She was a member for 35 years.
In addition to her husband of 53 years, she is survived by her sons, Donald “Chip” Glynn Carpenter Jr., Louisville, and Gabriel “Gabe” Thomas (Felicia) Carpenter, Shelby County; her sister, Cathy (Don) Noe, Henderson NV; her grandchildren, Christian Carpenter, Adrianna Carpenter, Reuben Carpenter and Brandon Dunn; as well as two longtime family friends, John Madera and Valorie Langseth.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 10:00am to 12:00pm, followed by the funeral service beginning at 12:00pm at Clark Legacy Center, 3000 Versailles Road, Frankfort. Pastor Stephen Riley will be officiating. Burial will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Serving as casketbearers will be Christian Carpenter, Reuben Carpenter, Brandon Dunn, Grant Grider, Don Noe and John Madera.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus Health of Louisville, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive, Louisville KY 40205 (www.hosparushealth.org) and Living Waters Church, 5425 Frankfort Road, Shelbyville KY 40065 (www.living-waters.org). Online condolences may be expressed at www.ClarkLegacyCenter.com.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Karen Carpenter, please visit Tribute Store