Marj Carpenter, a native Texan, had a 28 year career in newspapers and an 18 year service to the National Presbyterian Church USA.
None of her life was ordinary. It was always full of surprises and shocks.
She was President of the National Press Women, and Moderator of the 207th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church.
Marj has been recognized in books written by Mike Cochran of Associated Press, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson, P.J. Pierce, Elmer Kelton and Sara McClendon.
She holds three honorary degrees from Austin College, Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C. and Presbyterian Women’s College in Seoul, Korea.