Wednesday November 13th, 2019 12:29AM

Funeral set for former Hall County Commission Chairman Jerry Carpenter

By AccessWDUN Staff
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The funeral will be held Wednesday for former Hall County Commission Chairman Jerry Carpenter, who was also a former member of the county board of education.

Carpenter, who was 79, died at his Oakwood home Saturday following an extended illness.

He was a two-term member of the commission, serving one term as its chairman.  In addition, he served two terms on the school board, also serving one term as its chairman.

Carpenter was a part of the local 1996 Olympic Committee and traveled abroad to help bring the canoe/kayak/rowing venue to Hall County. According to his obituary, he was a successful archery champion and a member of the Georgia Bow Hunting and Archery Association.

He was a retired Southern Bell (now AT&T) supervisor, having worked for the company for 32 years.

The funeral will be held at 2:00 Wednesday in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. 

Click here for full obituary details.

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