Ronnie Carpenter, 76, of Lamar, died June 17, 2019, at Methodist Hospital in Olive Branch. He was a member of Slayden Baptist Church and a farmer.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 19 at Slayden Baptist Church. Burial was in Slayden Cemetery. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves two sons, Byrne Carpenter of Looxahoma, and Clay Carpenter (Lindley) of Henderson, Tenn.; one daughter, Jamie Shaw (Pat) of Olive Branch; two brothers, George Carpenter (Carolyn) and Howard "Buzzy" Carpenter Jr. (Elaine), both of Slayden; two sisters, Michelle Allen (Greg) and Vicki Rodgers (Tommy), both of Slayden; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.