Francis Edith Wilmot
11 February, 1883 - 17 January,
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Contributed by Bill Carpenter
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Edith F. Carpenter, 89, Caldwell, a longtime Wilder resident
who died Wednesday evening in a Caldwell hospital, will be
conducted Saturday by the Reverend Ralph Cornwell of Boise.
Interment will be at the Wilder Cemetery.
Mrs. Carpenter was born February 11, 1883 in Henry County, Illinois
and moved with her parents to Belleville, Kansas when she was
five. She married Cornelius Carpenter April 13, 1898 in her
home. They moved to Harper County, Oklahoma in 1900 and
homesteaded. In 1932 they moved to Wilder. Mr. Carpenter died
She was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church in Oklahoma.
Surviving are seven sons, Randall, Leslie, Harold and Charles
Carpenter, all of Wilder, Clifford Carpenter of Rainier,
Oregon, Harry Carpenter of American Falls and Rex Carpenter of
Vale; 26 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren, and six
great-great-grandchildren. A daughter, Mary Graber of Wilder,
died in 1963.
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