Brooksie Nell Carter

September 6, 1932March 14, 2019

Brooksie Rowan Carter, age 86, passed away on March 14, 2019 in Mesquite, Texas. She was born on September 6, 1932 in Canton, Texas to Carrie & Malcom Rowan. Brooksie was raised in Canton, Texas and attended Martins Mill High School.

She married Bobby Jack Carter on November 5, 1949 and the couple had one child. She was a homemaker and was dedicated to caring for her home and for her family.

Her family and friends will always remember her as a loving person who never met a stranger, who was devoted to her family, and who had a determined outlook on life.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband Bobby Carter, and all of her siblings.

Brooksie is survived by her daughter Paula Carter Holder; brother-in-law James Carter (wife Cheryl); many nieces and nephews; many friends; and many caretakers who took care of mom in her time of need.


  • Dennis Rowan, Pallbearer
  • Michael Rowan, Pallbearer
  • Mark Ward, Pallbearer
  • Russell Carter, Pallbearer
  • Kenneth Carter, Pallbearer
  • Curtis Carter, Pallbearer


  • Visitation Monday, March 18, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 18, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, March 18, 2019

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