On August 16, 2005, LEILA FRANCES CARPENTER of Aberdeen, MD. Beloved wife of the late Clayton Earl Carpenter. Devoted mother of William Earl Carpenter, Sr., and Jeannette Myrtle Tilson. Loving sister of Myrtle Dockins and Betty Bishop. Also survived by 7 grandchildren Betsy Dorbert, Nancy Holt, Scott Tilson, Steven Tilson, William Earl Carpenter, Jr., Troy Carpenter, and Lisa M. De Board and 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter. Services will be held in Cranberry United Methodist Church, Perryman, MD on Friday, August 19, 2005 at 10 A.M. Friends may call at the family owned Mc Comas Funeral Home, P.A., Abingdon, MD on Thursday from 7 to 9 P.M. and Saturday at the Sheldon Funeral Home in Laceyville, PA from 10 to 11 A.M. with interment immediately following at Laceystreet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Cranberry United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 78, Perryman, MD 21130.