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Janis Rebecca Carpenter

Janis Rebecca Carpenter
  • October 11, 1945 - April 3, 2014
  • Shelby, North Carolina

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“R.I.P. Janis.....I remember sooo well me playing your Patsy Cline records in your bedroom....some good memories...peace to all the ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Nannette Leonhart - Shelby, NC

“Peace be with you. ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: cynthia ruppe - union mills, NC



Janis Rebecca Carpenter of Shelby passed away on April 3, 2014 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Shelby, NC. She was born in Cleveland County to the late William Charles and Lola Bell Tessner Swink.

In addition to her parents, Janis was preceded in death by her brothers Kenneth Swink, Benny Swink; sisters Dorothy McNeely, Marthelle Phillbeck, Betty Bowen and Louise Bridges.

Janis is survived by her daughter, Michelle Tompkins and her husband Mark of Gastonia, son Darrell Carpenter Jr. and his wife Charlene of Blacksburg, Sc., brothers Edward Swink, Shorty Swink and Hugh Lee Swink; sisters Joyce Dedmon and Helen Owensby; grandchildren Jordan Tyler Meek, Payton Elizabeth Tompkins and Tylon Chace Carpenter.

Her Memorial service will be Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Services chapel, Shelby, NC. with Pastor Tony Hopper officiating.