In Memory Of

Carpenter, Virginia Watkins who passed away on 8/21/2015 at the age of 95

Virginia Joyce Carpenter went to be with our Lord at the Washington Veterans Home in Retsil, Wash. on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015.

She was born in 1920 to Frank Watkins. Lilah Watkins.

She was a Christian, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, Navy nurse, dude ranch manager, best mother ever. She attended Alderwood Community Church, in Lynnwood, Wash.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Robert (Bud) L. Carpenter in 2013. They lived in the Buena Vista area for 20 years.

She is survived by her four children: Dale Carpenter, Dean Carpenter, Judy Greear and Joyce Carpenter. She also leaves behind grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at the Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Wash. on Thursday, Oct.15, 2015, at 10 am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent in her honor (Virginia Joyce Watkins) to the College Scholarship: Deaconess School of Nursing Alumni Association - Spokane, PO Box 11242, Spokane, WA 99212-1242.