DANIEL WESLEY CARPENTER
Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review - 5 September 1967 p 16
Mellott - Daniel Wesley Carpenter, age 94, of Mellott, died at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept 2, at his home. He had been bedfast for the past week. Mr. Carpenter was born Aug. 11, 1873 near Mellott, the son of Daniel and Elizabeth Beath Carpenter. He was married Nov. 3, 1895 near Hillsboro to Florence Epperson. He was a life resident of the Mellott community and was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Mellott United Church of Christ, the Veedersburg Masonic Lodge and a trustee of Van Buren township. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are: one son, Donald W. of Veedersburg Rt 4; one grandson; a step-granddaughter; two great-grandchildren, and four step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, three sisters, one brother, three half-sisters and two half-brothers. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Crumley-Williams Funeral Home at Hillsboro. The Rev. Leo McKinley officiated and burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hillsboro.
Mellott - Daniel Wesley Carpenter, 94-year-old retired farmer and life resident of this community, died at his home here Saturday at 6:30 p.m. He had been bedfast only a week. Born Aug. 11, 1873 on a farm near Mellott, he was a son of Daniel and Elizabeth Death Carpenter. He was wed to Florence Epperson near Hillsboro on Nov. 3, 1895. She survives. Mr. Carpenter, one time trustee of VanBuren Township, was a member 73 years of the Mellott United Church of Christ. He was a member also of the Veedersburg Masonic Lodge. Surviving besides the wife are a son, Donald W. of Rt. 4 Veedersburg; a grandson, step-granddaughter, two great-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren. Preceding Mr. Carpenter in death were a son, three sisters, a brother, three half-sisters and two half-brothers. Funeral services were held today at Crumley-Williams Funeral Home at Hillsboro. Rev. Leo McKinley of Muncie, acting pastor of the United Church of Christ here, officiated. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
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