Doris Jean Carpenter
Doris Jean Carpenter, 84, of Fairmont, passed away on Sunday, February 02, 2020, at the Jefferson Medical Center in Ranson, West Virginia. She was born on July 08, 1935, in Fairmont, a daughter of the late William D. and Rosa (Hawkins) Pride.

After graduating high school, Doris went on to be a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker. She worked for a short period at Westinghouse/North American Philips. She attended the Bunner Ridge Homemakers Association as well as Mt. Sharon United Methodist Church and Fairview Methodist Church. She will be remembered for her love of friends, family, and neighbors.

Doris is survived by son, Kevin David Carpenter, of Charles Town; and grandchildren: Briana Carpenter, Matthew Carpenter, Zachary Carpenter, Elijah Carpenter, all of Charles Town.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Nolan Fay Carpenter, who passed away on July 17, 2015.

She was also preceded in death by brother, William Pride; sisters: Marjorie Tennant, Deloris White, and Dorothy Pride; and daughter-in-law, Leigh Ann Carpenter.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Soup Opera, 425 Quincy St, Fairmont, WV 26554 and Fairmont Marion Food Pantry 107 Jefferson Street, Fairmont, WV 26554.

Family and friends are welcome to call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont on Friday, February 07, 2020, from 10 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m., with Reverend Gary Steele and Pastor Tim Carpenter officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery.

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Beth Heck-Jarvis
Feb 12, 2020
I'm so sorry Kevin and family. Sending love from Ohio. Stay in touch 4424 Palm Ave Lorain 44055.
Richard and Joy Poling and sister, Martha
Feb 06, 2020
My wife and I and my sister, Martha, are deeply saddened by Doris's passing. We have many fond memories of Doris and her family. We planned on coming to the funeral, but the weather coupled with a 400 mile round trip put a damper on our travel. God's blessing on her family.