Celebration of Life for Annette Carpenter will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Christ United Church – 410 Wesley Ln, Blue Ridge, TX, 75424. Lunch to follow at the Round Up Cowboy Church –7352 S State Hwy 78, Farmersville, Tx 75442
Jolley “Annette” Carpenter of Farmersville went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, June 3rd, 2022 at the age of 75. Annette was born on January 2, 1947, in Dallas, TX to Jolley Anderson Johnson & Lois Rae White Johnson. She married her true love Joe Hill Carpenter on February 27, 1965, in Garland, TX.
Jolley was the perfect namesake for Annette, her joyful love for God and family is the testament of a life well lived.
The journey she traveled touched so many lives because she never met a stranger. Anyone and everyone was welcomed into her home with an inviting smile and a compassionate heart.
She thoroughly enjoyed traveling, especially visiting the state capitals, amazingly she saw all but the tropical state of Hawaii. Annette’s adventurous attitude led to the many beautiful facets of “her”. She found great joy in cooking and entertaining for family and friends, who to her were one in the same. Arts & crafts were a passion throughout her lifetime…creating ways to bring joy to others with her talents. Her absolute greatest joy was spending time as a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a great grandmother and providing a legacy of unconditional love to her family.
Annette is survived by her husband of 57 years, Joe Hill Carpenter of Farmersville, Tx, Daughter Jonette Michelle Watson & husband Travis of Farmersville, Tx, Granddaughters Lois “Mahaleigh” Sisser, Miranda Keel & husband Kyler, and Marisa Ahlgrim & husband Tyler of Farmersville, Tx, Landry Castricone of Wylie, Tx, Brittney Watson and Kelsie Watson of Wichita Falls, Tx, Grandsons Martin Ahlgrim of Temple, Tx and Aaron Watson of Farmersville, Tx, Sisters Barbara Delgado and Brother-in-law Juan of Winnsboro, Tx, Shirley Brown of Allen, Tx, Son-in-law & Daughter-in-law Joseph and Denise Castricone, and
8 Great-Grandchildren, and numerous cousins, nieces & nephews.
Annette was preceded in death by her parents Jolley & Lois Johnson, brother-in-law Wayne Brown and her daughter Amy “Jolyn” Carpenter-Castricone.