Mrs. Maggie Hartley Carpenter age 85 of Oakwood, passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2011. Maggie was born in Hoschton but lived most of her life in Oakwood. She is preceded in death by her mother and father, Lottie Bell and Clarence Hartley. She is preceded in death by her husband, Tom Carpenter after 44 years of marriage. Tom passed away February 7, 1986. She is also preceded in death by her brother Ed Hartley and sister Kate Reed.
She loved spending time with her family and was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church. She is survived by her son Steve Carpenter of Oakwood; sister Jenny Smith of Chestnut Mountain; grandchildren Holly Carpenter Desai of Hoschton and James Carpenter of Gainesville. Family will receive friends 1:00 p.m.to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Zion Hill Baptist
Church. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Scott Wilson officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Zion Hill Baptist Church, 4100 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542.
Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966.