NEBO -- Claudine Carpenter Butner, 83, of Nebo, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, at Deer Park Health & Rehabilitation in Nebo. A native of Mitchell County, born Aug. 4, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Lennie Carpenter.
Claudine volunteered most of her time at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville. A member of Bear Creek Baptist Church, she loved spending time with her family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Junior Butner; and one brother, Harry Lee Carpenter.