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Elizabeth (Johnson) Carpenter

September 23, 1943 ~ March 30, 2019 (age 75)

Elizabeth Johnson Carpenter, 75, of Salisbury passed away Sunday, March 30, 2019 at Novant Health Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House.

Born in Rowan County on September 23, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Vertie Mae Whitley Johnson and Ralph Howard Johnson, Sr.

Elizabeth was a graduate of Boyden High School and Salisbury Business College. She retired from the Premium Quilting Company.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Kassidy Carpenter who passed away on December 28, 2003 and son-in-law, Yancy Hall who passed away on April 9, 2013.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Marion Carpenter, whom she married in 1974; son, Jason Carpenter of Salisbury; daughter, Wendy Hall of Linwood; brother, Ralph Howard Johnson, Jr. (Laura) of Lexington; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Visitation: 12:00-1:00 PM Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Calvary Baptist Tabernacle, 3760 Stokes Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146.

Service: 1:00 PM Thursday at Calvary Baptist Tabernacle with the Rev. Steve Holshouser officiating. Burial will follow at Salisbury National Cemetery, 501 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28144.


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