Adams Funeral Home

129 Coleman Street, Marlin, TX


Carol Lee Carpenter

July 12, 1931July 15, 2020

Mrs. Carol Lee Carpenter, 89 of Waco, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery in Marlin, Texas with Reverend Troy Neeley officiating.

Carol was born on July 12, 1931 to Al and Matilda Carey in Topeka, Kansas. She was longtime resident of Waco. Carol was a homemaker and also worked as a day care worker. Carol married the love of her life, James Carpenter in 1948. She enjoyed spending time with her family and most of all with her grandchildren.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, husband, James Carpenter, daughter, Lilly Mae Cordes, son-in-law, Tom Cordes, son, David Carpenter, brother, Al Carey, and sister, Darlene Croll.

Survivors include her sons, Jimmy Carpenter and wife, Pat of Lacylake View, Carl Carpenter and wife, Robin of Groesbeck, and Richard Carpenter and wife, Brenda of Waco; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews


  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, July 18, 2020

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