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Louise Carpenter Aiken

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 5 Jul 2004 (aged 93)
Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Pineville, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 70341804 · View Source
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Services for Louise Carpenter Aiken will be held at 11 a.m., Friday July 9, 2004 in the chapel of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria with Reverend John T. Wamsley officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park.

Mrs. Aiken, 93, of Alexandria died Monday, July 5, 2004 in Rapides Regional Medical Center.

She was born December 26, 1910 at Midway, near Bunkie, Louisiana to Mildred Barber and Charles Mitchell Carpenter. The family moved to Cheneyville, where she graduated from Cheneyville High School. In 1938 she married Earl H. Aiken of Cheneyville, a year later they moved to Tioga, where he was principal for 27 years. After his death in 1987, she moved to Alexandria where she resided until her death. Mrs. Aiken was a member of First Presbyterian Church, United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Daughters of the American Revolution. For a number of years she did volunteer work at the Genealogical and Historical Library.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl H. Aiken, Sr.; parents, Mildred Barber and Charles Mitchell Carpenter; two brothers, Leonard B. Carpenter and Charles Mitchell Carpenter, Jr.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Earl Howard Aiken, Jr. and his wife, Brigitte of Redwood City, California; two nieces, Barbara Miller of Rayne and Jan Eads of Houston, Texas.

Friends may call Friday at Hixson Brothers, Alexandria from 9 a.m. until service time.

Memorials may be made to Earl H. Aiken Scholarship Fund, c/o Tioga High School, 1207 Tioga Road, Pineville, Louisiana 71360 or to Palmer House for Children, P. O. Box 146, Columbus, Mississippi 39703-0746.

Pallbearers will be John Compton, Galen Eads, William Eads, Mitchell Eads, Edwin O. Ware and Col. R. Y. McBurney.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Richard Johnson, Bert Smith and George Carpenter.





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