SPRINGFIELD, MO: Johnnie Maurice (Perkins) Carpenter, 76 of Gainesville, Missouri and formerly of Craigmont, passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. Johnnie was born on August 29, 1945 in Los Banos, California to Wilbert and Marguerite (Maxwell) Hill.
She married Jimmie Perkins on March 23, 1967. Jimmie passed away on May 24, 2000. She later met and married Max Carpenter on June 10, 2009.
Johnnie loved her husband Max, (our second hero and our 2nd dad), cooking, Bingo (the 2nd family away from home), her badass car, trips with her June (as we called them Thelma & Louise), camping, (her and Unlce Ronnie always swept the dirt around our tents), visiting California, road trips with Aunt Judy and most of all, her shitlins and her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jimme Dale Perkins, Sisters; Ester Hill and Patti Hill. Brothers; Dave Hill, Ronnie Hill, Richard Hill. Grandchild Kashley Carpenter. Son in laws; Gregory Knie and Jimmy Carpenter.
She is survived by her husband Max Carpenter, her children Ronda (Mike) Moore, Renee (Randy) Collins, Robin (Terry Jones) Carpenter, and stepson Frank Carpenter. Brother Wilbert (Tammy) Hill. Sisters; Judy Hill and Darlene Hill. Grandkids; Kaila and John Roeller, Cameron and Mariah Moore, Josh and Shay Moore, Kristina and Jeff Masengale, Alaine and Kori Gregory, Jimmie Gregory, Jonnie and Amber Gregory, Kelsey and Colton Hinrichs, James Carpenter and Sirrina Wilson. 17 great grandkids; many nieces, nephews and many more greats.
A graveside service will be held Friday, September 24, 2021 at 11:00 am at the White Bird Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville. Send condolences to the family to blackmerfuneralhome.com.