Helen Jean Carpenter

November 30, 1941November 17, 2021


Helen Jean Carpenter, 79, of Mt. Hope, passed away November 17, 2021 in a Beckley Hospital.

Born November 30, 1941 in Arnoldsburg, WV; she was a daughter of the late Joseph Franklin Bishop and the late Letha Violet Wells Bishop.

Helen loved computer games, doing arts and crafts, drawing, sculpting, she loved animals, and had a great sense of humor.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Guyvane Carpenter; two brothers, Robert Bishop and William Bishop; and a sister, Loretta Faye Casto.

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving sister, Brenda Bradley; nieces and nephews, Savanah Bradley, Holly Grose, Ronald Casto, Joseph Casto, Johnathan Casto, Susan Boner, Donna Law, Robert “Bucky” Bishop, Georgie Bishop, William “Little Billy” Bishop, Letha Bishop, Judy Williams, and Anita Bishop; and her special four legged friend, Gidget.

In keeping with Helen’s wishes, there will be no services.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Helen’s memory to the SPCA or the Humane Society to help the animals she cared about so deeply.

Blue Ridge Funeral Home and Crematorium, 5251 Robert C Byrd Drive, Beckley is honored to be assisting the family.


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