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Versie Burnette Carpenter, age 86, of Mountain City, Tennessee; passed away on Monday, November 11, 2013 at her residence. She was born on July 5, 1927 to the late Sidney and Liza Calhoun Carpenter. In addition to her parents, Versie was preceded in death by a sister, Esta Hart; brothers: Norman Carpenter and Garland Carpenter. Versie was a Charter Member of First Freewill Baptist Church.
She is survived by her sister, Exie Carpenter; nephew: Ronnie Carpenter and wife Donna and great nephews: Christen and Cory Carpenter and many more nieces and nephews.
Funeral service were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the Mountain City Funeral Home with Pastors Billy Poe Jones, Denton Hart and Johnny Hart.
The family received friends from 10-11:00 a.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home.
Graveside service and interment followed from the Carpenter Family Cemetery, Fairview Road, Ashe County, North Carolina. Pallbearers were Versie’s nephews.
The family wishes to extend their appreciation and gratitude to Dr. Susanne Shine and Staff of Johnson County Medical Group, Staff of Silver Angels and Johnson County Rescue Squad for all of their kindness and care.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorials be made to the Johnson County Rescue Squad, 203 Vandilla Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 1104 West Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at
The family of Versie Burnette Carpenter has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 South Church St., Mountain City, TN 37683.