Marcella R. Carpenter

Marcella R. Carpenter, 94, of Barnesville, Ohio passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020 at her home.

She was born near Temperanceville, Ohio on November 5, 1926 a daughter of the late William and Othello Powell Stephen.

Marcella was a homemaker. She enjoyed bowling, playing softball and was an avid bingo player. She loved watching sports on T.V. and most especially enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s’ sporting events.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Helmer Edmund Carpenter on October 5, 2013; an infant son; three sisters, Lucy Stephen, Amelia Hayes and Cinderella Butler; three brothers, Jerome, Girdon and Hobart Stephen.

Surviving are one daughter, Karen Bates and her companion Gary Morris of Senecaville, Ohio; one son, Kevin D. Carpenter and his companion, Micki Moore of Beallsville, Ohio; six grandchildren, David Carpenter, Rachael Butler, Kyle Carpenter, Cory Bates, Crista Bates and Cheyenne Moore; and five great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio, Wednesday, December 23, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. where funeral services will be held, Thursday, December 24, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Tom Detling officiating. Social distancing and facial coverings are encouraged at all times, thank you for your cooperation.

Burial will follow in the Calais Cemetery, Calais, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Guernsey, 9711 East Pike Road, Cambridge, Ohio 43725.

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