Mary Frances Carpenter Janssen, age 87, died Tuesday, February 8, 2022, in Camellia Place in Woodstock, Ga. She was born May 2, 1934, in French Creek, W. Va., a daughter of the late Theodore and Maude Alderman Carpenter.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters: Bettie Rose and Georgena Hosaflook.
She is survived by two daughters: Dovena Rose and Yvonne (Babo) Janssen; two sons: Thomas (Beth) Janssen and Timothy Janssen; two grandchildren: Tucky (Dani) Rose and Mary (Daniel) Kitchen; one great-grandchild Elijah Kitchen; two brothers: Theodore (Diane) Carpenter and Roger (Cindy) Carpenter; and two sisters: Esther (Bonnie) Hinkle and Janice Fitzgerald.
Mary graduated in 1951 from Buckhannon-Upshur High School. She was artistic and enjoyed painting.
In honoring Mrs. Janssen’s wishes, she was cremated. A private family memorial was held in her honor. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com.