Anderson Funeral Home

1357 E. 2Nd St., Franklin, OH


Odena Carpenter

April 21, 1933August 31, 2019

Odena Carpenter, age 86, of Franklin, OH; died Saturday August 31, 2019 at Hospice of Butler Warren Counties. Odena was born in Franklin, OH on April 21, 1933 to Ottie and Della (Plowman) Ruark Smith. She was formerly employed with Monsanto in Miamisburg in small parts department. Odena loved her dogs and considered them to be her best friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Garnett Carpenter; three sons Terrell, Robert Earl and Jimmy Carpenter, five brothers and sisters, Kenneth Smith, Beulah Barr, Eldon Smith, Lucille Melampy, and John Ruark. Odena is survived by her children Rhonda (Ron) Ingram, Danny (Cindy) Carpenter, Rick (Betty) Carpenter, and Kathy Skeen; 17 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren; brother and three sisters, Alvie Smith, Sandy Ricketts, and Donna Justice. Funeral Services are 1pm Tuesday September 3, 2019 at Anderson Funeral Home 1357 E. 2nd St Franklin, OH with Pastor Ryan Riddell officiating. Burial will be in Springboro Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 11am to 1pm at the funeral home.


  • Ottie Smith, Father (deceased)
  • Della Smith, Mother (deceased)
  • Garnett Carpenter, Husband (deceased)
  • Terrell Carpenter, Son (deceased)
  • Rhonda Ingram, Daughter
  • Robert Earl Carpenter, Son (deceased)
  • Danny Carpenter, Son
  • Rick Carpenter, Son
  • Jimmy Carpenter, Son (deceased)
  • Kathy Skeen, Daughter
  • Kenneth Smith, Brother (deceased)
  • Eldon Smith, Brother (deceased)
  • Alvie Smith, Brother (deceased)
  • John Ruark, Brother (deceased)
  • Lucille Melampy, Sister (deceased)
  • Beulah Barr, Sister (deceased)
  • Sandy Ricketts, Sister
  • Donna Justice, Sister


  • Visitation Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • Funeral Ceremony Tuesday, September 3, 2019


Odena Carpenter

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