Debra Jane Carpenter, 62 of Muncie, died Tuesday morning, January 23, 2018 at her residence. She was born August 27, 1955 in Muncie and was the daughter of the late Charles & Vela Belle (Dishman) Johnson.
Debra was a 1972 graduate of Southside High School. While working towards her RN Degree she was employed as a LPN for Dr. Berners OBGYN office for several years. After her RN was obtained she moved over to St. Vincent’s Hospital in Anderson DDC Unit until her illness took over.
Debbie went above and beyond her duties as a nurse to her fellow co-workers and patients. Debra loved her family, especially her grandchildren and there is nothing that she wouldn’t do for them. She enjoyed crocheting with love and giving them as gifts from the heart.
Debra is survived by her two daughters Cortney and Jessica Carpenter both of Muncie; five grandchildren Cainen, Keegan, Kendyl, Cambry Carpenter and Jayley Case all of Muncie; two brothers Chad and Scott Johnson both of Muncie; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Chris and Beth Carpenter both of Albany; several nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Gordon Carpenter, step-son Brian Carpenter and an aunt Ella Jane Norris.
A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Garden View Funeral Home, with Rev. Mark Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 12:00 noon until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be shared through this online guestbook.