Joy Carpenter of Reed City passed away Friday March 22, 2013 at her home in Richmond Township. She was 76.
Mrs. Carpenter was born July 13, 1936 in Evansville, Indiana to Wallace W. and Froy Mae (Erwin) Minnick. She graduated from Santa Ana High School in 1955. Joy married Gary R. Carpenter November 20, 1964 in Lompoc, California. She was a retired bank teller from Old Kent Bank in Kalamazoo where she had worked some ten years. Mrs. Carpenter was a member of the First Baptist Church in Evart.