Martha J. Carpenter, 89, Richland

Martha Jeanette (Meece) Carpenter, 89, of Richland, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at Newburgh Healthcare in Newburgh.

Martha Jeanette was born in Richland on August 3, 1931, to Otto and Madel (Hancock) Meece.

She had been a school bus driver for South Spencer High School and she was a member of Richland Christian Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Carpenter, and her brother, Harold Meece.

Martha Jeanette is survived by her children, Paulette (Carpenter) Conner and Gary Carpenter; her brother, Charles Meece (Doris); her sister-in-law, Pauline Meece; her grandchildren, Chris Adkins (Michele), Corey Carpenter (Lyndsey), Dirk Conner (Jenna), Cyle Carpenter, Jacqueline Carpenter (Ben), Jerrad Carpenter (Stephanie), and Darrel Conner (Jenna); 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services for Martha J. Carpenter will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 10, at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, with Pastor Carl Jones officiating. Burial will follow in James Parker Cemetery in Hatfield.

Friends may call from 12 p.m. until the time of service on Sunday at the funeral home.

Friends unable to attend may send a condolence to the family at http://www.BoultinghouseFuneralHome.com.

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