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Christopher “Chris” John Carpenter, 41

Chris Carpenter pic

Christopher “Chris” John Carpenter, 41, of Austin passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016. He was born in Stuttgart, Arkansas on March 26, 1975 to Benny Carpenter and Minnie Huey Carpenter.

He is preceded in death by two brothers, Dee and Lyn Carpenter.

Chris leaves behind to cherish his memory his two sons, Jonathon and Josh Carpenter both of Beebe; his parents, Benny and Minnie Carpenter of Austin; two nephews, Kody Carpenter of Marvel, Arkansas and Dekota (Johnna) Carpenter of Lonoke; one niece, Deanna (Kiefer) Watson of Flippin, Arkansas.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the chapel at the funeral home. Graveside services will be at Brownsville Cemetery in Lonoke on Thursday, December 1, 2016 beginning at 2 p.m. with David Webb officiating.

Funeral arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400



  • margie m peckat Posted November 29, 2016 5:41 PM

    To your sweet family Minnie, I am praying for you guys and please know that you will always stay in my prayers. Love you much.

  • Kathy Morris Posted November 29, 2016 9:30 PM

    Minnie Lou, I am so sorry to hear about Chris. You and Benny are both in my prayers.

  • Sean Lackie and Jean (fiance) Posted November 29, 2016 10:15 PM

    Much Love sent from Sean Lackie and his fiance! So sorry to hear about Chris.

  • Keith and Gail Thomas Posted November 30, 2016 11:09 AM

    My heart and my prayers go out to both of my good friends Bennyand Minnie carpenter. May God give you strength and peace during the time. I so wish I could be there with you now. Tell all of the family I love them. I have sent hugs to you through others….Love You Keith

  • Greg & Jo Ann Staples Posted November 30, 2016 11:46 AM

    Know that you are in our prayers. We are here for you.

  • Paula Wood Keffer Posted November 30, 2016 2:09 PM

    Prayers for your family, may God wrap his arms around you and give you some comfort during this time, love you all.

  • Gayle Golden Posted November 30, 2016 2:35 PM

    Praying for you & your family, Minnie Lou!

  • susan fritz/dean fritz/and family Posted November 30, 2016 4:09 PM

    we may have not been the best of neighbors in the last 11 years…but our condolences for everyone in the family..

  • Phillis Vance Posted November 30, 2016 4:19 PM

    So sorry will keep y’all in my prayers.

  • Beth dobson Posted November 30, 2016 7:18 PM

    So very sorry for your loss. God be with you!

  • Vonda Patterson Posted November 30, 2016 9:45 PM

    Mrs. Minnie
    We are praying with you and your family.
    Love you.
    Larry & Vonda Patterson

  • Robert & Kristi Sanders Posted November 30, 2016 10:58 PM

    Dekota and Johnna and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time of loss. Know that God has a plan for each of us both during life and thereafter. Chris was a sweet person.

  • Madonna Carter Posted December 1, 2016 5:58 AM

    You were full of life the last time I saw you Dakota and Kat and Dakota’s wife and baby. Taken to soon with a lifetime ahead.
    Your family is in my prayers along with Kat’s and the ones who loved you.
    Now it’s time to go across that river and see your brother’s that you have missed so much.
    Until we all see each other again on that golden highway.
    Go Rest High On That Mountan For Your Days on Earth Is Through…..
    RIP Chris Carpenter. One of Gods Angels Now..<3

  • Sharon Herring Posted December 1, 2016 10:51 AM

    Minnie and Benny, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I can say that I know how it feels to loose a son because I’ve been there. I can’t emagine loosing three and I am truly sorry.

  • Diane Hanks Posted December 1, 2016 10:56 AM

    Prayer for the family, RIP Chris

  • Mike Barger Posted December 1, 2016 11:31 AM

    I am truly sorry for your loss. Benny you’re one of the finest men I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing. You and you wife will be in my prayers for comfort and peace.

  • Susie Linder Ward Posted December 1, 2016 11:33 AM

    Praying for all of you at this time. Asking for God’s mercy at this difficult time.

  • jerry and Carolyn Webb Posted December 1, 2016 3:48 PM

    We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers

    • Chasity Posted December 3, 2016 12:03 PM

      Going to miss you I love you an tell your brother Lynn hi an I love him too.. Fly high my two friends forever yalls friend chas

  • VE Posted December 5, 2016 7:53 AM

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Remember Gods promise that he is close to the broken hearted. Death is such an enemy. (1 Cor 15:26). It’s hard to deal with. I’m sending a link to a short free article about coping with grief. I hope it’s of some comfort to your family.

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