Mary Magdalene Hill Carpenter Orr

Thursday, July 15, 2004

Mary Magdalene Hill Carpenter Orr, 85, a resident of the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell died July 12, 2004, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott.

She was born Feb. 4, 1919, in Boydsville, the daughter of the late James Ephrey and Lois King Hill.

She was a Christian and a member of the First Baptist Church of Piggott.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Elbert Carpenter and Vernon Orr; three brothers, James Hill, Herbert Hill and Albert Hill; and three sisters, Ludene Lopes, Estelle Hill and Dorothy Dean.

She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Carpenter McFarlin and son-in-law Otis McFarlin of Piggott; one granddaughter, Lesa McFarlin White and husband, J. Michael White, of Moore, S.C.; one grandson, Mack O. McFarlin and wife, Rachel, of Anderson, Ala.; two great-grandsons, Christopher and Mitchell White; one great-granddaughter, Ashleigh White; one sister, Joella Pollard of Piggott; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday (today), July 14, 2004, at the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Lowell Book and Charles Carrens officiating. Burial will be in Piggott Cemetery.

Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of the arrangements.