Bonnie S. Carpenter, age 81, of Linton, passed away peacefully at 10:09 A.M. on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at her residence. She was born in Linton on June 13, 1938, the daughter of William & Bessie (Higar) Houchin.
Bonnie retired from General Electric in Linton after 28 years of service.
She enjoyed attending church at Lebanon Baptist Church where she has been a member for many years. She also enjoyed fishing, planting flowers, crocheting, and spending time with her family.
She is survived by three daughters, Linda (Alvin) Myers, Laura (Edward McDaniels) Faulk, Kathy (Bryan) Cullison, all of Linton, a son, Travis (Brickston) Jerrell of Linton, a step-daughter, Patty Lynn Vaughn of Brazil, son-in-law, Ronnie Myers, fourteen grandchildren, & thirteen great-grandchildren with twins due in May, and two sisters, Maggie Corns of Lyons and Daisy Clark of Ellettsville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, David Francis Jerrell and Ronald Carpenter, a daughter, Donna Myers, two brothers, Jerry and Billie Houchin, and three sisters, Dorothy Barnaby, Alice Griffith, and Mary Hale, and a son-in-law, Mike Faulk.
Funeral service will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, January 27, 2020, with Dr. Bradley Darr officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-6 P.M., and Monday from 11 A.M. until the time of service.
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