Vivian Lauriece Carter

carterv pic 15 obitVivian Lauriece Carter, 80, Of Texas City passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
She was born March 17, 1934 in Overton, Texas to George H. and Maggie M. Thompson. Lauriece graduated from Texas City High School and resided in Texas City for the remainder of her years. She was a lifelong member of the Baptist Church, was active in the Baptist WMU, worked with Cub Scouts and Brownies, and enjoyed cooking and quilting.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 59 years, Nolan Carter.
She is survived by two sons, Larry Carter and wife Regina, Garry Carter and wife Patty, and one daughter, Melinda Spiers and husband George. She has six grandchildren, Daniel Carter, Ross Carter, Lauren Lawrence, Lindsey Woods, Lisa Spiers, and Dustin Spiers. She is also survived by four great-grandchildren, Chase Spiers, Walker Woods, Georgia Woods, and Tori Bell Lawrence. Georgia Foley, her sister of Angleton, Texas also survives her as well as many nieces and nephews.
Her family would like to express their gratitude to those who took special care of her and became her friends at Sandcastle Dialysis Clinic and Bayou Pines Care Center.
Memorials may be sent to the National Kidney Foundation.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 1:30 pm at the
Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque, Texas.


  1. Garry and Patty, May God bless your family during this time. My sympathies to you all.

    Cindy Acree

    Cindy Acree
  2. Mrs. Carter was a very dear lady. She was always kind to us. May God bless each of you.

    Dr. Keith & Diane Bellamy
  3. Condolences and prayers of peace for the family. Mrs. Carter was a good friend to my mother, Virginia Buttery. My brother, David, was in Scouts with Larry and Garry.

    Alice Buttery Johnson
  4. Your Mom was a good friend to my Mom, Mildred Crook at College Baptist Church. We loved both your Mom and Dad for their kind and sweet spirits. Prayers for you family. Pam (Crook)Jensen and Harlan Jensen

    Pamela Jensen
  5. Gary, Patty and family. You are in our thoughts and our prayers.

    Praise Team @ Aldersgate
  6. I remember your mom as a good neighbor and sitter! Melinda, if you see this, know that your famiy is in my prayers.

    Glenda Moore
  7. Larry and Regina, I am sorry to hear about your loss. I just read about it. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

    Diane Peters Robinson
  8. * Melinda, I spent many happy hours at your house playing as little girls, and I remember your sweet mother’s kind voice and endless patience when we got too rowdy! My thoughts and prayers are with you and Larry and Garry as well as your families.

    Laura K Buttery

    Laura K Buttery

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