November 6, 1944 – November 11, 2019
Carol Richard Marks was born in Port Arthur, Texas on November 6, 1944 to her loving parents John and Hazel Richard. She passed away on Monday November 11, 2019, in The Woodlands, Texas at the age of 75.
After graduating high school and attending college, Carol was married and began working for the United States Post Office. She was in management as a Supervisor and her employees always referred to her as tough but fair. While there, she received many accolades for top performance and letters of appreciation. After the birth of her grand-daughter, she decided to retire to take care of her grandbaby, which brought her so much joy. In her early days, she enjoyed bowling and received many trophies. She was also good at playing cards.She enjoyed playing in tournaments and with friends. She had a green thumb and real gift for growing all types of plants that sprouted and lasted for many years. Most of all Carol loved spending time with and cooking for her family and friends. If you knew anything about her cooking, you knew she could make the best gumbo anyone could ever have. She was a devout Christian and loved helping people. She devoted many years of her life delivering meals on wheels to those home bound and less fortunate. Her life was filled with purpose, the joys of life and the love of God.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents John and Hazel.
She is survived by her sons Ken (LaTundia) and Steven; granddaughter Nikole; siblings Patricia and Debra; and a host of loving family and friends.
- Vincent Gradney
- Bertram Bell
- Jason Bell
- Rodney Davis
- Michael Metoyer
- Terry Fontenot
- Anthony Bell
- Larry Bell
- Ricky Fontenot
- Tood Fontenot
- BJ Metoyer
- John Metoyer
- Visitation Saturday, November 16, 2019
- Funeral Mass Saturday, November 16, 2019
- Committal Service Saturday, November 16, 2019
November 15, 2019
To the family of Carol Jean Marks:
Extending my deepest sympathy. Carol Jean was a very good friend of mine. I enjoyed our many visits and eating her signature gumbo. We all will miss Carol so much!!
United States Postal Service
November 14, 2019
To the Family of Carol Marks,
Profoundly sorry to hear of Carol's passing. Extending my heartfelt condolences to you all. Will always treasure the moments and events shared. She was a very dear friend who will be truly missed.
Take heart in knowing that God has called her spirit home and be comforted with His promise that we will meet Carol again.