Carpenter, Creel L.

Posted: Wed 8:54 AM, Nov 14, 2012
Funeral Home: McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home
Creel L. Carpenter, 86, of Marietta went home to be with the Lord on
Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on
November 19, 1925, at Marietta a son of Mason G. and Lola M. McGilton Carpenter.
He owned and operated his business C. L. Carpenter Oil and Water Well
Drilling. He was a member of the Marietta Bible Center Church. Creel was in
the U. S. Navy during WWII, serving in the Pacific Theatre serving in Papua New
Guinea. He enjoyed fishing and music.

He was married to Zettie Z. Miller who preceded him in death. He
and his wife raised 5 children: David K. (Ruth) Carpenter, twin daughters
Carolyn S. Carpenter (now deceased) and Marolyn (David) Delancey, Barbara
Carpenter and Earl Edward Carpenter. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren
and 16 great grandchildren and one sister Virginia Klintworth.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter and 7
brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday (November 16) at
Marietta Bible Center with Pastor Myron Guiler officiating. Burial will follow
in East Lawn Memorial Park with full military rites. Visitation will be held on
Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 at Marietta Bible Center. McClure-Schafer-Lankford
Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

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