Carolyn Sue “Bootsie” Main

Carolyn Sue “Bootsie” Main, age 74, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Webster, Texas with loved ones by her side.

She was born on September 25, 1942, in Galveston, Texas to Woodie and Evelyn Bennett and graduated from Ball High School in 1961.

Sue was a long-time resident of Galveston and most recently resided in Santa Fe.  She worked at Galveston Independent School District as a school bus driver and at Wal-Mart as a door greeter.  She loved to fish, cook, tell jokes and most importantly, spend time with her family.

She is preceded in death by her parents and infant sister, Dorothy Evelyn.

Sue is survived by her sister, Margie A. Hill and husband, James; Her three children and their families:  daughter, Jill D. Jahn and husband, Harry (J.J.); daughter, Karen D. Anderson and husband, James (Andy); and son, Kenneth Travis Main and wife, Brooke.  She is blessed to have eight grandchildren:  Adam Anderson, Mandy Anderson, Emily Anderson, Erin Anderson, Allison Main, Courtlyn Main, Ashlyn Main and Braden Main; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends, especially long-time friend, Ellen Pack, of Indiana.

The family would like to thank Dr. Ramirez and the staff of the ICU Unit of Clear Lake Regional Hospital for their compassionate care.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas with funeral services at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 4, 2017.  Interment will follow at Galveston Memorial Cemetery in Hitchcock, Texas.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are:  Ronald J. Hill, Harry (J.J.) Jahn, James (Andy) Anderson, Jason D. Jones, Adam J. Anderson and Michael J. Slack.


  1. I am so sorry for your loss. Bootsie and I were friends in high school and in ROTC at Ball High School. We had so many good times and wonderful memories. I did get to see and visit with her at our 50th reunion. May God comfort and Bless you through this sad and difficult time.

    Delia (Dee) Stanley
  2. It is with our deepest sadness that we hear from your irreparable loss. Our profound condolences hoping you find resignation and peace. Sincerely, Gustavo Ramirez and Family.

    Gustavo Ramirez
  3. Don and I are so sorry for your loss. We pray for strength for you and your family during this time. We will see you at the memorial service tomorrow.

    Don and Janet Roberts

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