Dorothy Jean Carpenter, 90 of New Albany, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. She was the former Dorothy Jean Wells. Dorothy was a homemaker and a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary of the Bonnie Sloan Post and the VFW Hobart Beach Post. Preceded in death by: Husband – Carl E. Carpenter. Survivors: Sons – Kevin A. Carpenter (Cindy) and Keith A. Carpenter (Peggy); Daughters – Karen A. Merrill (Paul) and Karla A. Oller (Tom); Sister – Ruth Schaefer; Seven Grandchildren – Paula Merrill, Krista Merrill (Scott), Erica Merill, Duffy Weber, Mickey Weber, Katelyn Carpenter and Ben Carpenter.
Visitation: 12 – 2 pm Monday, May 22, 2017 at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes, (1119 East Market Street). Funeral: 2 pm Monday at the Funeral Home. Interment: Graceland Memorial Park. Expressions: American Heart Association, American Kidney Foundation or American Diabetes Association.