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Edna Chambers (Davis) Carpenter

Obituary Date: Friday, September 9, 2011
Edna Chambers (Davis) Carpenter, 94, died peacefully, Friday, September 9, 2011, in Cartersville, GA.

Born May 27, 1917, in Homer, Georgia, the daughter of the late George M. and Mary Tucker Chambers. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Spurgeon Davis in 1945; her second husband, of 26 years, John L. Carpenter in 1997, a sister, Marion Chambers Brown, and a niece, Beverly B. Davis.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Regina Davis and Larry D. Williams; grandchildren, Kay W. and Bruce Covey, Christopher "Kit" and Amy R. Williams; great-grandchildren, Tucker Covey and Davis Williams, all of Cartersville, GA; one sister, Thelma Chambers of Tryon, NC; one nephew, Aubrey Brown, Jr. of Eastman, GA; and special cousins, Anelia C. and Alex Chambers of Commerce.

After graduating from Banks County High School, she earned a teaching certificate from Piedmont College and taught school in Banks and Habersham Counties. During the 1950's and 1960's, she served as the Chief of the local chapter of the Air Force Ground Observer Corps and was recognized by the Air Force for Meritorious Service including logging over 1,000 hours watching for airplanes from the Chenocetah Tower in Cornelia.

She faithfully served as Sunday School teacher, pianist, and on numerous committees as a member of the First Baptist Church, Cornelia and First Baptist Church, Demorest. During the last years of her life, she was a homebound member of the Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church in Commerce.

The family will receive friends at Whitfield Funeral Home-North Chapel, Demorest, GA, one hour prior to the graveside service at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2011, at Yonah Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 87, Homer, GA 30547 or Tabernacle Baptist Church, 112 Church Street, Cartersville, GA 30120.

Those who wish to express online condolences to the Carpenter family may do so by visiting

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia. (706) 778-1700

Funeral Date
09/11/2011 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home