Connie Lou Carpenter, 73 of Marshall, Illinois, formerly of Neoga, Illinois, passed away at 9:53 AM Thursday, December 9, 2021 in The Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana. She was born January 19, 1948 in Charleston, Illinois the daughter of Loyal E. and Dorothy M. (Miller) Huey. Connie married David "Bucky" Carpenter September 13, 1975 in Toledo and Mr. Carpenter passed away January 4, 2020. She was a retired Assembly Worker at the General Electric Lamp Plant in Mattoon, Illinois. Connie was a former member of the Mattoon Moose Club in Mattoon, Illinois, an avid strawberry grower, she won many awards and ribbons for her jams and jellies, and was a loyal Neoga sports fan. Mrs. Carpenter leaves behind her nephews, Michael L. Millage (Jennifer) of Marshall, Illinois and Roger A. Millage of Charleston, Illinois; niece, Margo Oachs of Tennessee.
Connie was preceded in death by her parents; husband David Carpenter; sisters, Tanya Huey and Patricia Bennett and brother in law, Jimmy Carpenter.
Memorials are suggested to the Neoga Booster Club in Neoga, Illinois.
A Graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 14, 2021 in the Drummond Cemetery of Neoga Township, Illinois. Visitation will be December 14, 2021 from 10:30 AM until service time at the cemetery.
Swengel - O’Dell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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