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Mayme Darlene (Tomlinson) Carpenter
August 14, 1938 ~ November 7, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
Mayme Darlene Carpenter, 85 of Gary passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2023. She was born August 14, 1938 in Valparaiso, the daughter of Harold Tomlinson and Rosadel (Lane) Heiser. Mayme was a sales person in the shoe department with Carson Pirie Scott for 25 years. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Merrillville. On October 15, 1983 she married Leslie R. Carpenter, who survives in Gary. Also surviving are her sons, Kip (Kimberly- deceased) Carpenter of Detroit, Christopher (Joan) Carpenter of Hobart and Kevin Carpenter of Gary, grandchildren, Nicole, Stephanie and Logan and great grand children, Shae, Alexis, Olivia, Harper, Lucas, Lucy and Roman. She was preceded in death by her daughter Leslie, her stepmother and stepfather, her sister, her niece and a half sister. Visitation will be held Friday, November 10, 2023, 3 to 5 PM at Bartholomew Funeral Home, with Funeral Services at 5:00 PM. Memorial Donations may be made to Guide Dogs of the Blind or Paws of Honor.