Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

March 5, 2013

Garnet Faye Carpenter Duncan Newsome



03/05/13 — Garnet Newsome passed away Feb. 26, 2013, in King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was born on May 4, 1932, in Olive Hill, the daughter of the late Henderson and Mae (Wilson) Carpenter.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Charlotte Duncan Sparks; three brothers, Dennis, Paul and “Junior” Carpenter; and a daughter-in-law, Teresa Duncan.

She was a self-employed housekeeper and of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by James Newsome; a son, Buck Duncan of Olive Hill; a daughter, Cleda (Rick) Jones of Grayson; two brothers, Clyde Carpenter of Olive Hill and James Carpenter of Lexington; four sisters, Mandy Henderson, Gracie Carpenter, Tootie Reynolds and Arvetta Carpenter, all of Olive Hill;  eleven grandchildren, Greg Duncan, Jill Cornett, Tony Duncan, Kim Jones, Michael Duncan, Jason Duncan, Shannon Jones Gully, Jessica Duncan Estes, Lindsey Duncan, Shane Abbott and Michelle Garvin; 22 great grandchildren; and seven great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Sparks Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Carpenter Cemetery on Tick Ridge near Olive Hill.

Friends called from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the funeral home.

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