Mary Katherine Carpenter | 1934-2018

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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Mary Katherine Carpenter, 83, of Decatur, died Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Denton.

Memorial service is 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at DeBerry Funeral Directors chapel in Denton.

Mary was born April 27, 1934, in Waskom to Benjamin and Katherine (Farmer) Dry. She graduated from Waskom High School and the University of North Texas with a teaching degree. She later worked for the city of Decatur where she was a librarian at the city library. She married J.N. Carpenter in 1955.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and sister Barbara Smith.

She is survived by her children, John Carpenter, Charles Carpenter and Ann Carpenter; and two grandchildren.

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