In loving memory of Karen Louise Carpenter Williams of Urbana, Ohio, born in Seth, West Virginia, on September 10, 1942, and passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at the James Cancer Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, after a long illness.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry Williams, of Urbana, Ohio, who she married May 5, 1963; one daughter, Vickey Jean (Carpenter) Johnson of Bidwell, Ohio; three granddaughters, Cassandra Leigh Shepherd of Ft. Wintworth, Georgia, Angela Nicole Massie of Bidwell, Ohio, and Miranda Jade Massie of Byer, Ohio; three great grandchildren, Troy Alexander Chapman, Evan Michael Jay Hypes, Treydon Roy Starr and one expected soon; a very special sister-in-law, Patty Carpenter of Fairborn, Ohio.
Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Bernard and Goldie May Payne Carpenter; brothers, Buster Carpenter, Bobby Carpenter, Harold Carpenter and Donny Carpenter; and sisters, Ruth Wooten, Kathleen Brown and Lilly Williams.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, May 21, 2012, at Willis Funeral Home with Pastor Alfred Holley officiating. Burial will follow in St. Nick Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12-1 p.m. prior to the funeral.
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