Nora M. Carpenter Mollohan

August 27, 1936 ‒ December 06, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Nora M. Carpenter Mollohan ,age 82, of Mount Vernon passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 27, 1936 in Mount Vernon to the late Leonard A. and Gladys O. (Grimm) Coon Sr.

Nora was a tireless worker.  She spent many decades in the wild fur and ginseng business and also worked at Big Bear Grocery Store and the local Holiday Inn.  She was a member of the Bellville Free Will Baptist Church.  She kept God close to her heart.

Nora was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother.  She was a joyful person to be around and loved spending time and having fun with family and friends.  She also loved taking bus trips and playing dominos with her current husband, Gene.  She was a loyal and faithful wife to her late husband, Robert Carpenter for 48 years and her current husband, Gene Mollohan for 7 years.  She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.

Nora is survived by her husband, Gene Mollohan; daughters, Lynne (Russ) Edgar, Jill Carpenter and Kim (Oliver) Rister; sons Cliff (Amy) Carpenter, Dave (Jeanette) Carpenter, Rob (Debbie) Carpenter, Josh Carpenter, Chad (Danielle) Carpenter, Mark (Annette) Mollohan and Chris (Tina) Mollohan; sisters, Mona (John) Wolford and Phyllis (Jim) Vernon;  grandchildren, Preston Carpenter, Matt (Betsy) Carpenter, Tori Carpenter, Tayler (David) Streby, Taran (Brandon) Moss, Mikaila and Maya Carpenter, Alexander and Xavier Carpenter, Lindsey (John) Edgar Trebian, Derek (Gena) Edgar, Mel (Jeff) Small, Kari (Matt) Curtis, Amanda Mollohan and Helen Mollohan along with 8 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Nora was preceded in death by her husband, Robert (Bob) Carpenter; and a brother, Leonard Coon Jr.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of a funeral service celebrating the life of Nora at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon with Pastor Paul Stanton officiating.  Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Kindred Hospice, 112 Harcourt Rd., Suite 3, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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  • So sorry for your loss Gene didn’t know Nora but heard she was a sweet lady.Prayers for you and family.

  • My heart goes out for the whole family. Nora was loving and caring person her laughter is everywhere just stop take a moment and listen…..

  • To u jean and kim cris mark. And the rest of the famiely me and mary are so sad for ur loss but god is still in control he knows best nora isvso happy to be with those that have gon on before her and she is wating fore the rest of her family

  • Mona and all of Nora M.’s family,,,my sincere condolences to all of you who loved her so much. My prayers are with all of you at this sad time. Eileen

  • Mona and Phyllis, I’m so sorry for the loss of your sister, Nora. My thoughts are with you and Nora’s entire family.

  • So sorry Gene, Chris and the rest of the family… Loved Nora and her wit and fun… Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time… May she Rest in Peace now and no more suffering.. Prayers for you all. Sincerely, Charlene Yarger.

  • Gene, Chris, Mark, & Kim, I’m so sorry for your loss. Loved Nora always enjoyed talking with her she always had a smile on her face and she never lefted without saying goodbye and giving a hug! She was a wonderful special lady. You all are in my thoughts and prayers during this time.
    Love to all of you….. Donna

  • Very sorry for your loss. I wish I had known about this when I saw you Sunday evening , Cliff. Sorry