Bertie Leona Carpenter
1940 - 2020
Bertie Leona Carpenter, 80, went to be with our Lord and Savior on May 16, 2020. She was born on April 22, 1940 in LaGrange, GA to her parents, Joel and Martha Cornwell.
Bertie is predeceased by her husband, Bennie Carpenter and son, Dale Gibbs.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories her sons, David Gibbs and Eddie Carpenter; daughter, Debra Watts, six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; three sisters; a brother; and many adopted family members and friends.
Bertie was a bookkeeper for 40 years. Her favorite things to do were anything that involved knitting, crocheting, sewing, and cross-stitching. There are many people that started life with a baby blanket, cap, and booties that were made by Mrs. Carpenter. Mama Leona also won over many heart (stomach) with her desserts and corn salad.
A memorial service will be held at Trahan Family Funeral Home, on Saturday May 23, 2020, at 1:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the: _https://www.gofundme.com/f/mama-leona