Name: Carrie Viola (Statts) Carpenter
From: The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro,
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 1927
September 22, 1885, she was married to Mortimer Carpenter, of Middlebury Center. She leaves one sister, Mrs. Maude Christle; her husband and six children to mourn the loss of a kind and affectionate wife and mother. The children are as follows: Alvoid M. of Junius, N.Y.; William H. of Ansonia; Mabel G. of Charleston; Loren C. and Ray E. of Middlebury, and Avah C. at home.
The funeral was held Saturday at 1 o'clock, at the home, the Rev. Mr. Mathewson, of the Baptist church of Holiday officiating. She was a member of the Middlebury Baptist church, the Missionary Circle and Crookedcreek Grange No. 966.
Mrs. Carpenter was a woman of sunny disposition and cheerful ways and her life had been a useful and beneficial one. Her kind words will linger as a monument in the hearts of her loved ones. Her children rise up and call her blessed.