Darley Mae Carpenter, 74, of Monongah, passed from this life Sunday (March 26, 2017) at home under Hospice Care after a year-long illness.
She was born in Fairmont on Dec. 31, 1942, a daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Pearl Augusta Simms Fink.
Darley was a loving homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed crafts, yard sales, word puzzles, game shows and westerns. She was Methodist by faith.
She is survived by her seven children, Thomas Carpenter and his companion Wendy Wilson of Fairmont, Milton Carpenter Jr. of Wallace, Sheila Mills and her companion Randy Womac of Monongah, Charlotte Carpenter and her companion Donald Shipley of Fairmont, Pam (Doug) Martin of Indiana, Lisa Carpenter of Fairmont and Crystal Carpenter of Monongah; half-brothers George Vincent and Richard Vincent of Fairmont; half-sisters Betty Miller of Elizabeth and Carol Summer of Morgantown; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren and her canine companion "Buddy."
She was also preceded in death by her brother Benjamin Fink.
Darley's family would like to thank the wonderful caregivers of Hospice Care.
Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10-11 a.m. Thursday at the Frey Home For Funerals (Addition Chapel A), 320 Madison St. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Pastor Bill Preston officiating. Interment will follow at the Mt. Zion cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published on March 29, 2017