Nellie Ellen Lorraine Carper
July 09, 1922 ‒ December 27, 2019
Nellie Ellen Lorraine Carper, age 97, longtime resident of Gambier, passed away Friday, December 27, 2019 at the residence of her son, Stan Goudy, in Lakeland, Florida where she has resided since March 3, 2018.
Nellie was born July 9, 1922 in Elizabeth, West Virginia the daughter of Harvey Joy and Tintcy Lovada Jenkins Joy. She was an avid bowler, winning many trophies. She read her bible through each year for several years. She attended the Community Christian Church (CCF) with her husband Earl Carper when possible.
In addition to her parents Nellie was preceded in death by her husbands: Ralph W. Goudy, Victor Lillstrang and Earl Carper, her daughter: Wanita Richards, grandson Kevin Goudy, granddaughter Tonya Goudy and son-in-law: William Harding.
She is survived by her children: Johnny Goudy, Harvey Goudy (Ginny), Stanley Goudy (Marsha), Jean Booth (Richard), Karen DeLong (Richard) and Margaret Harding. Grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, sisters: Ruth Ann Collins (Davie) and Audrey Little (Thomas). In addition to her own children, she also raised her grandchildren Sandy, Debbie and Mike from babies unto adulthood.
Calling Hours are Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 10-11 a.m. with services at 11 a.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd, Mount Vernon. Burial to follow in Workman Cemetery, Danville. To share a memory or send the family an expression of sympathy, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Nellie Ellen Lorraine Carper.