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Rilla Lee Carpenter
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Obituary for Rilla Lee Carpenter

Rilla Lee Carpenter, 94, of Capon Bridge WV died on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the Hampshire Center in Romney, WV.

Rilla was born on March 6, 1923 in Rio, WV, a daughter of the late Paul H. & Mae W. Davis Poland. Rilla was an elegant homemaker and enjoyed backing her husband who was the Chief of Police and Councilman for Capital Heights, MD

Rilla married William L. Carpenter. Mr. Carpenter died on March 4, 1999.

Surviving is a son: Ronald K. Martin and his wife Lynette of Capon Bridge, WV; two brothers: Harold D. Poland of Springfield, VA; James W. Poland of Laurel, MD; a sister: Margel E. Billmeyer of Rio, WV and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by three brothers: Paul, Woodrow and Keith Poland; three sisters: Sylvia M. Martin, Ruby V. Giffin and Iris I. Stamford.

A funeral service will be held at the Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory in Capon Bridge, WV on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Officiating will be Victor Madonna. Interment will follow in the Rio Cemetery in Rio, WV. Family will receive friends at the funeral home an hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rio Cemetery, C/O Mattie Tusing, 6365 Needmore Rd, Baker, WV 26801.


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Visitation one hour prior to the service

Wednesday

20

Dec

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Giffin Funeral Home

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

Funeral Service

Wednesday

20

Dec

2:00 PM
Giffin Funeral Home

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

Cemetery Details

Location

Rio Cemetery

153 Mountain View Orchard Ln
Baker, WV 26801

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