Mrs. Parthelia Davis Carpenter, daughter of the late Willie and Emma Davis, was born in Sumter, South Carolina, on February 17, 1949. Mrs. Carpenter entered eternal rest after an extended illness on Saturday, December 15, 2018, in Orangeburg Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg, SC
Parthelia was a graduate of Lincoln High School as well as South Carolina State University. She was extremely active in her community and her church, St. Luke Presbyterian Church USA. Among the various committees and organizations that Parthelia was actively involved include: The St. Luke Presbyterian Church Choir; Presbyterian Women; The Thirteen Hearts Bridge Club; the “SMASH” Dance Group for Senior Citizens, and the St. Luke Line Dancers.
Parthelia has left behind countless individuals who have been touched by her beautiful soul. Among the individuals who have been left to celebrate her life and wonderful memories are her devoted husband Dr. Carl A. Carpenter; her loyal daughter Mrs. Carla C. Adams (Brian); her steadfast son Dr. Carl A. Carpenter II (Sharesa); her proud grandsons Brandon Carl Adams and Brent Carlton Adams; her precious granddaughters, Karrington Lillian Carpenter and Kennedi Lauren Carpenter; her faithful siblings, Geneva Thomas, Blondell Tillman, Beatrice Woods (Harby), Brenda WestPoint, Raymaynard Davis, Alethia Tate (Larry); an unwavering sister-in-law Frances Fields; her many committed nieces, nephews, cousins; and of course, her devout friends.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, December 20th, in St. Luke Presbyterian Church U.S.A. with Rev. Dr. McKinley Washington officiating. Interment will follow in Bellville Memorial Gardens.
Courtesy of The Gilmore Mortuary