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Barbara Carpenter

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes, Inc.

28 Harding Avenue

Jackson, Ohio 45640

Phone: (740)286-2010

Fax: (740)286-5640


Barbara Carpenter, age 84, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Monday, March 19th, 2018. She was born February 6th, 1934 in Jackson, Ohio to the late James and Laura (Halterman) Browning.

She is survived by seven children: Ruth Ann Dingus of Jackson, Ohio, Joyce (Jerry) Dingus of London, Ohio, Rosetta Evans (Donnie Adams) of Jackson, Ohio, Melody Gail Wright (Steve Fowler) of Jackson, Ohio, Sarah (Dave) Krischak of West Jefferson, Ohio, James “Jimbo” Jr. (Brigitte) Carpenter of Jackson, Ohio, and Amy (Anthony) Elkins of Oak Hill, Ohio; 22 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Carpenter Sr.; sisters: Ruth Browning, Gladys “Sis” Collins, Birda Timmons, Laura Strong, Margie Shephard, and Juanita Zorb; brothers: Raymond Browning, Carl Avery Browning, Russell “Rut” Browning, Robert “Bob” Browning, Joseph “Joe” Browning, Danny Browning, and Phillip Browning; granddaughter, Amber Wright Landrum; grandson, Jonathan Wright; and great-grandsons, Dalton Landrum and Ronald Wright.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, March 24th, 2018 from 4-8PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 25th, 2018 at 2PM with Elder Cheryl Browning and Pastor Heather Malott officiating. Burial will follow at Franklin Valley Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to

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