The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

September 4, 2013

Joyce Carpenter


Tuesday, September 3, 2013 — Joyce Starnes Carpenter, 74, of Albemarle, died at 6:43 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, in Stanly Regional Medical Center.

Her funeral was at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at Stanly Funeral Home Chapel, Albemarle. The Rev. Joe Smith and Rev. Gene Moore officiated. Burial was in Canton Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends from 1:30-2:30 p.m. prior to the service.

Born March 5, 1939, in Stanly County, she was a daughter of the late Matthew and Minnie Barbee Starnes.

A retired employee of Kinley Cotton Mill in Mt. Pleasant; she attended Immanuel Baptist Church.

A son, Bobby Carpenter Jr., preceded her in death.

She is survived by a daughter, Lisa Morgan and husband Larry of Oakboro; two brothers, Lester Starnes of Richfield and Gene Starnes of Albemarle; a sister, Sarah Paige of Locust; two grandchildren, Crystal Morgan and Trent Morgan; a great-grandchild, Ella Morgan; and a stepson, Donnie Carpenter of Ansonville.

Stanly Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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