|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1915|
|Death: ||Feb. 28, 1998|
Vergie Sumlin Carpenter, 82, of Gateway Nursing Center, Lenoir, Died Saturday, Feb. 28, 1998, at the center.
She was born June 4, 1915, in Caldwell County to the late Partee Coffey and Pearl Tolbert Coffey. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Collis Monroe Sumlin; her second husband, Spurgeon Carpenter; and one son, Monroe Sumlin.
Mrs. Carpenter was a homemaker.
Survivors include three sons, Ira Sumlin and Tracy Sumlin, both of Lenoir, and Roy Sumlin of Spruce Pine; two daughters, Virgie Arnett of Banner Elk and Mildred Wright of Granite Falls; five stepdaughters, Blanche Huffman, Grace Lowman, Ruby Sigmon, ruth Hollar and Rita Franklin, all of Valdese; 24 grandchildren; 11 step grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 14 step great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral is 2 p.m. today at Joyceton Baptist Church with the Revs. Ed. Ford, Bill Dyson and Herman Tester officiating. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the funeral. Burial will be in Mt. View Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Allen Sumlin, Dennis Sumlin, Kelly Arnett, Paul Sumlin, Joe Sumlin and Buddy Detter. Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Arnett and Brian Smith.
Joel Partee Coffey (1886 - 1919)
Lettie Mamie Pearl Tolbert Coffey (1890 - 1924)
Collis Monroe Sumlin (1896 - 1960)*
Tracy Glenn Sumlin (1934 - 2007)*
Hardy Daniel Coffey (1909 - 2003)*
Ira Milton Coffey (1911 - 2001)*
Lone Dallas Coffey (1913 - 1997)*
Gertie Mae Coffey Killian (1915 - 2011)*
Vergie Sumlin Coffey Carpenter (1915 - 1998)
Junior Partee Coffey (1920 - 1980)*
Note: Second husband was Spurgeon Carpenter
Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Jack Coffee
Originally Created by: Armantia
Record added: Jan 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10279362