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Jean (Carpenter) Roark

February 25, 1933 ~ March 21, 2020 (age 87)


Jean Carpenter Roark, 87, of Jackson, reunited with her husband Vaughn A. Roark on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at her residence. She was born February 25, 1933 to Willie and Dovie Duncan Carpenter. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson and was a retired employee of Alabama Power Company. After retirement, she relocated to Hope Hull and was a faithful member of Pintlala Baptist Church until she returned to Jackson in 2007. Her hobbies included sewing, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and brothers, Steve Carpenter, Buddy Carpenter and Bobby Carpenter.

She is survived by her children, Debbie R. Jones of Jackson, Gail (Steve) Sides of Kingsport, TN; grandchildren, Rory Jones, Leslie Jones, DeAnna (Brett) Gibson; great-grandchildren, Malikhi Jones, Maddox Jones, Isaiah Gibson, Ezekial Gibson, Micah Gibson; siblings, Christine (Dolphis) Gibbs, Roy Carpenter, James (Lucille) Carpenter, Eddie (Memory) Carpenter; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Trinity Memorial Gardens with Dr. Ben Stubblefield officiating and Lathan Funeral Home directing.

Pallbearers will be James Carpenter, Eddie Carpenter, Troy Spence, Rory Jones, Glenn Roark and George Roark

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Crematory Service

Time: TBD to TBD

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