Betty Carpenter Roark, age 69, of Bulls Gap, went to be with the Lord Sunday, October 31, 2010 at Morristown Hamblen Health Care. She was a homemaker and a member of Community Baptist Church. Mrs. Roark was preceded in death by her parents, Lida and Minnie Ham Carpenter; and two brothers, Cyril and Dearl Carpenter. She is survived by her husband, Marlin Roark, two sons, Michael Roark (Brenda), and Kevin Roark, both of Bulls Gap; grandchildren, Kaleb, Allison, and Megan Roark; sisters, Shirley Calhoun of West Jefferson N.C., Mabel Ham of Aberdeen, MD, and Jeanette Ham of Bel Air MD; brothers, Lake Carpenter of West Jefferson N.C., Cecil (Buck) Carpenter of Aberdeen MD, and Allen Carpenter (Shirley) of Lansing, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 2, 2010 from the Community Baptist Church with the Rev. Greg Douthat officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Tuesday, November 3, 2010 at Bulls Gap Funeral Home. Bulls Gap Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.