Age 32 of Coal City, Illinois and formerly of Clearwater Beach, Florida and Lockport, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
Born January 5, 1988 in Joliet, Illinois, Tara is a daughter of Mark Carpenter of Lockport and the late Nellann Bales. She was raised in Lockport and attended Lockport Township High School before entering into the United States Army Reserves. Tara worked as a CNA in home healthcare, and enjoyed coaching both Cheerleading and Gymnastics. She loved being a mother, and enjoyed spending time outdoors with her son, Reid.
Survivors include her husband, Ian Trammel; one son Reid; her father, Mark Carpenter; one brother, Cody Bales of Coal City; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Sherry Trammel of Coal City; paternal grandmother Carole (Van) Johnson of West Frankfort; aunts and uncles: Dianna Bales (Rick Windom) of Minooka, Dennis (Diana) Bales of Lockport, and Doug (Cheryl) Bales of Joliet, and numerous cousins.
Tara was preceded in death by her mother Nellann in 2019.
A private family visitation and service will be held at Reeves Funeral Home in Coal City with Reverend Brad Shumaker from Coal City United Methodist Church officiating.
Green flameless cremation rites will be accorded following the services.
Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Tara’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto: www.ReevesFuneral.com/notices/Tara-Trammel
Funeral services and green flameless cremation services have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City. (815-634-2125)
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