Barbara Bentley Carpenter

Published 7:35 am Wednesday, February 9, 2022

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Barbara Bentley Carpenter, 87, of Nags Head, died February 5, 2022.

Born in Enid, Okla. on January 13, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Rose Constant Bentley and Rufus O. Bentley.

Survivors include daughter Catherine Turner (Dan); sons Donald R. Carpenter Jr. (Ann Borden) and Scott Alan Carpenter (Sonya); grandchildren Kenneth Day and Kristen Carpenter; three great-grandchildren; sister Mary Ann Bentley; and brother James R. Bentley.

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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Donald Ray Carpenter and sister Joan Bentley.

Memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on February 9, 2022 at Nags Head Church with a graveside service at 11 a.m. on February 12 at Broad Creek Community Cemetery in Newport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Creative Choices Pregnancy Resource Center (PO Box 595, Nags Head, NC 27959 or online at

Twiford Funeral Homes is assisting the family.