Martha Jane Carpenter, 80, of Milton, died Monday, October 19, at a local hospital. She was born in Brewton, Alabama, to the late Sanford S. Murphy and Bernice Peebles and lived most of her life in Milton. She was a longtime member of First Assembly of God in Milton.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward G. Carpenter; son, Thomas Wade Wyatt; and daughter, Linda Sue Reeves.
She is survived by a son, Sandy (Nancy) Wyatt; daughters, Shirley (Thomas) Moody and Tamra (Scott) Day, all of Santa Rosa County; grandchildren, Donald Braley of Naples, Florida, Jeremy (Rilee) Wyatt and Rhonda McGhee of Pace, and Jennifer Bryant of Foley, Alabama; great-grandchildren, Chase Macarthy and Cameron McGhee, and a longtime special friend, Evelyn Beasley of Jay.
Family will receive friends Thursday, October 22, 2009, at 11:30 am at Lewis Funeral Home Milton Chapel. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 pm., with the Rev. Fred Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in the Serenity Gardens Cemetery.
Lewis Funeral Home handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, family requests that donations be made to the charity of your choice.
FROM Pensacola News Journal