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Mary Lou Carpenter

December 27, 1941October 27, 2020

Mary Lou Carpenter, 78, of Gatesville, Texas passed away on October 27, 2020. A memorial service will be announced later.

Mary Lou was born on December 27, 1941, in Waco, Texas, to Mose Rudolf Westbrook and Fannie Mae (Harris) Westbrook. She graduated from La Vega High School in 1959. Mary Lou married Robert Carpenter on June 25, 1960 in Bellmead, Texas. She was the backbone of Carpenter’s Auto Repairs from 1977 to 2006. Mary Lou enjoyed fishing, camping, and boating and she loved her family and friends.

Mrs. Carpenter was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Charles Westbrook.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Robert Carpenter; daughters, Clarissa Carmony, Theresa Kinnear and husband, Tony; grandchildren, Crystal Alves and husband, Phillip, Melissa Rowe, Charles Carmony, Brandon Kinnear, Allen Kinnear, Devin Kinnear; eleven great grandchildren; and brother, Ronald Westbrook.

Services

No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.

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Yeada Gunter

November 7, 2020

Mary Lou was a very sweet girl and we were friends at LaVega School in Bellmead, TX. I enjoyed our friendship.

frances fowler

November 6, 2020

Mary Lou and I were close childhood friends. We always walked each other halfway home. We mostly -played "dressup" Imagine that! *I loved her parents and remember them vividly.

Stacy Howard

October 28, 2020

Dear Robert and Family,
Our Bluebonnet Hospice Family wants you to know we are thinking of you during these days. We will be praying for you and keeping you in our hearts. Please know of our sincere condolences in the loss of Mary.
God bless and keep you,
The Owners and Staff of Bluebonnet Health Services (Hospice)

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