Euell F. Carpetner, 88, West Plains and formerly of Dexter, died Dec. 13,2008, at West Vue Nursing Home in West Plains. He was born June 11, 1920, to William and Cora Carpenter in Lafe, Ark.
Mr. Carpenter retired from Carnation Can Division in Mt. Vernon in 1977 and served in the U.S. Army and CCC Corps. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Banning; two granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Mae Dalton of Campbell.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Mary E. Carpenter; two brothers, Olin Carpenter and Everett Carpenter; and two sisters, Thelma Eagan and Velma Smith.
Private burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Campbell.
Memorial contributions may be made to Paragould Children's Home and mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, Mo. 65775.