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Carol Joyce Smith (nee Morris), 83

Carol Joyce Smith (nee Morris), age 83, of New Franklin, entered the kingdom of heaven while surrounded by her loved ones on February 2, 2024.

Anyone with the privilege of knowing her, understands her kindness, and warm-loving way. Spending time with her family was the most important thing in the world to her, she loved each and every one unconditionally. After graduating from Barberton High School in 1959 she married Cliff Carpenter and started their family together. After raising her family; she worked in the dietary department at Akron General Medical Center for many years. She then married Ed Smith and has spent an inseparable 34 years together.

Carol is preceded in death by her parents, Lancil and Phoebe Morris.  She is survived by her husband Edward; children, Cynthia (Stephen) Ionno (nee Carpenter), Clifford Carpenter, Carla (Matthew) Casey (nee Carpenter); grandchildren, Brian (Stacy) Carpenter, Anthony Carpenter, Cory (Mandi) Carpenter, Steven Ionno, Nicholas Ionno, Michael Casey, and Lauren (Matthew) Schindler; great-grandchildren, Kaleb Carpenter, Lucas Carpenter, Kevin Carpenter, Jackson Carpenter, and Jace Schindler; and siblings, Edward Morris, Randy Morris, Sandy Carper, and Eileen Jones.

The family will receive friends on February 9, 2024 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Cox-McNulty Funeral Home, 222 Norton Ave, Barberton, with funeral services to follow at 2:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Greenlawn Cemetery in Akron.

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