Cheryl Dee Carpenter Burris

April 25, 1952January 28, 2013

Cheryl Dee (Carpenter) Burris passed away early on January 28th. She was born on April 25th, 1952 to Donald and Geneva Carpenter in Zanesville, Ohio. Cheryl was a 1970 graduate of Edgewood High School in Ellettsville, Indiana. She made Nashville her home in the early 1990's, and remained here, enjoying her work at the Brown County Inn.

Cheryl is survived by her mother -Geneva Carpenter, two brothers -Scott (and Beth) Carpenter of Ellettsville, and Steve Carpenter of Barnesville, Ohio, a sister-Carla (and Steve) Ward of Barnesville, Ohio, and two children-Jimmy (and Michele) Harlow of Dowagiac, Michigan and Tracie (and Paul) Tatro of Angola, Indiana as well as several grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held in the Town Hall room of the Brown County Inn on Friday, February 1st, at 6:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, any donations may be given directly to the family.


  • Memorial Service Friday, February 1, 2013

Cheryl Dee Carpenter Burris

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Carol Stepp

February 5, 2013

To the family: I am very sorry to hear about Cheryl.... we had some really
good times together during our early married lives in the 70s and 80s. She
she was a great person, and fun to be with. You are all in my thoughts
and prayers... Carol (Medley-Gillum) Stepp, Dennison, ILL

Allen Green

February 2, 2013

I am sorry to learn of Cheryl's passing, we were class mates and friends back at Edgewood High. Always a pleasant person, I am sure she was a wonderful person as an adult. My deepest sympathies to your family.

Shannon Terrell Duncan

January 31, 2013

"To Cheryl's Family", I am so sorry for your loss, we lived in the same addition and have fond memories of Cheryl. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Valerie Dunn

January 31, 2013

To the family: I am sorry for your loss. Cheryl was an ex co-worker and I considered her a friend. We had a lot of good times and the world will be a dimmer one without her.

Penny Mullen

January 31, 2013

So sorry to hear of your loss. Cheryl was a Class mate of mine. I was so sadden to hear of her death. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.
Penny Price Mullen

Christina DeLapp

January 30, 2013

My sincere condolences to family and close friends. Cheryl was a good friend in high school. She and I found early on that we loved to laugh and I still have many fond memories of her wonderful laughter and smiling face. Cheryl, may peace and joy always be yours. Fondly..

Cathy Scaggs Loveland

January 30, 2013

To the family: Cheryl was a close friend through high school, and lived in my subdivision. She was a fantastic person and good friend. We had some fun times together. I am so sorry for your loss, and that she has passed far too soon. Have comfort that she was well liked.

Sharon Masters

January 30, 2013

Dear Cheryl's family, So sorry to hear of Cheryl's passing. I won't be able to attend the memorial service. I have some great memories of Cheryl in high school as a kind and caring friend. My thoughts and prayers will be with you during this time.
Sharon Masters
Edgewood HS Class of 1970