Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Julia A. (Brown) Carpenter

Julia A. Carpenter, age 87, of Old Mill Run Road, Mansfield, died Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at the Heritage Care Center in Shelby after a short illness.

She was born October 6, 1921 in Sandy Hook, Kentucky the daughter of the late William and Eliza Jane (Crisp) Brown. Julia was a 26 year employee of AMF in Shelby and was a former member of Taylortown Community Church. She enjoyed crocheting and visiting relatives.

Julia is survived by her son and his wife, James and Marguerite Hudson of Mansfield; 2 brothers and 3 sisters-in-law, Oliver and Winnajean Brown of Fairborn, Ohio, Paul and Jewell Brown of Shelby and Dorothy Brown of Shelby; a sister and brother-in-law, Manda and Amos Williams of Newark, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband James Carpenter in 1990, 3 brothers, Homer Brown, Elbert Brown, Charles Brown and a sister, Oma Markwell.

Friends may call on Friday, December 12, 2008 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 10:30 AM by her brother-in-law, Amos Williams. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.On-line condolences may be made at

Memories & Condolence

  1. Guest says:

    Family_of: Julia Carpenter
    Your_Name: Della Stepp

    Date: 08-12-11


    Julie will be missed so much. She was my cousin and I loved her.
    She was a kind soul and the world will be a sadder place without
    her warm smile. James & Marguerite, so sorry for your loss.You both were so good to Julie. She loved you. Please accept our heartfelt condolence. Joe/Della Stepp
    Family_of: Julie Carpenter
    Your_Name: Sue Chandler

    Date: 08-12-12


    I remember Juile so very well when I attended Taylortown Church.. She was a sweet and loving person. We had many good talks when I would visit with her and Jim.
    May God bless you during this time of loss.
    Rev. Sue E. Chandler
    former Bus Minister, Taylortown Community Church
    Family_of: Julia Carpenter
    Your_Name: Goldie (Stamper) Wireman family

    Date: 08-12-12


    May God’s comforting Spirit be with you during this time. His grace is sufficient. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Love and prayers,

    Goldie (Stamper) Wireman
    David & Sheila (Wireman) Tackett & family
    Tim & Vicki Wireman & family
    Terry Wireman & Whitney
    Family_of: julia carpenter
    Your_Name: sue vanderpool

    Date: 08-12-13


    mandy,so sorry to hear about your sister our thoughts and prayers are with you sis sue sis gidget sis joanne sis ellaree

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