OBITUARY

Christine K. Carter

November 13, 1954May 28, 2019
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Funeral services for Christine K. Carter, 64, of Frankston are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019 in the chapel of Lloyd James Funeral Home with Rev. Arthur Craig officiating. Burial will be in the Cathedral of the Pines Cemetery following the service.

She passed away on May 28, 2019 in Frankston.

Christine was born on November 13, 1954 in Pasadena, to the late William A. Keepers and June (Brown) Keepers.

She graduated from Milby High School, class of 1973. She married the love of her life, Chuck, in 1986 and together they raised three sons. She worked at South Texas College of Law and then at Property Management Systems. She continued her career path with McRay Crane Company. Christine then had a very successful career with SCI (Dignity Funeral Homes) for 20 years, serving as Sales Director. She excitedly retired in 2017. Chuck and Christine fully embraced retirement at their lake house on Lake Palestine. She enjoyed spending time with her husband and grandchildren on the boat. Her passion was gardening, where she transformed her yard into a peaceful paradise.

Christine is survived by her husband of 33 years, Chuck Carter, of Frankston; her sons, Gary Ellison and wife, Christy of Spring, Greg Ellison and wife, Keri of Ben Wheeler and Trey Carter and wife, Kate of Bellville; her brother, Larry Keepers of Kemah; a loving uncle, Frank Brown of Lake Quivira, Kansas; six grandchildren: Alyssa, Breah, Bren, Adley, Ashtyn and Layton and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, William A. Keepers, Jr.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Lloyd James Funeral Home in Tyler.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, May 31, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 31, 2019

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Gina Gilbert Sones

June 1, 2019

I grew up with Chris. We lived in the same neighborhood and played together as children. We had a lot of fun and shared adventures. Our moms worked together at Sears and our dads helped each other repair roofs and cars...it was a good childhood. Later - after high school we didn’t see each other as often but occasionally our paths would cross and it was like no time had passed. You can’t imagine how happy I was to see her when we walked into Forest Park Lawndale when my dad had passed and there was Chris ready to help and make it all go smoothly and be ok. She hadn’t changed a bit. She talked about her family and let us know she was happy and very glad to be there to help us when we needed it most. What a wonderful gift! I’m so sorry to hear of her passing. May she Rest In Peace and may God bless her family.

Sincerely,
Gina Sones

Monica Tuitasi

May 31, 2019

My deepest condolences to you and your family. Prayers for all who knew and loved her. I'm sorry for the great loss to your family. May God comfort you during this time and may he grant you a peace that passes all understanding.
Christine hired me 5 years ago to be apart of her Sales Team with SCI. I WILL NEVER forget the opportunities that decision has afforded me. I will forever be grateful and thankful. She spent time to help develop me into the successful leader that I am today... I train my team today, the same way she trained me.... You will never be forgotten... You made a difference in my life. Thank you Christine.

Pat Helber

May 31, 2019

Chuck and family, You are in my prayers. Christine was crazy in love with all of her family. My you feel the comfort our Lord's arms around each of you.

Sharon Mervish

May 31, 2019

Christine, I can't believe you're gone. So many memories of working with you trying to get our new sales managers signed up and prepped for NSMDP. Good grief.... the stories we could tell. And more recently, you know I've been living vicariously through you at your peaceful lake house. The images have been beautiful and make me smile..... as will memories of you. Rest in peace my friend......

Ryan Pudenz

May 31, 2019

My condolences to the Carter family. I have great memories of Christine and our time working together. Everyone that had the opportunity to spend time with Christine could feel her genuine care for others. We shared many laughs together and she could always put a smile on your face. It's hard to believe she is gone but I know she will never be forgotten. God speed, Christine.


Ryan Pudenz

Duane LaFollett

May 31, 2019

From her first day on the job at Forest Park Lawndale, you knew Christine had found her calling. I am glad I got to be apart of her journey. There are a million stories that can be told, all are true. What a wonderful person to know. To Chuck and the kids she was most proud of you as you were growing up, and the grand kids as they came into their life. May peace and comfort be given to this family.

Scott Loeffler

May 31, 2019

Chuck,
Christine was a tremendous teammate, leading our sales group, and an even better friend and confidant. A friend who truly wanted to help any way she could. Prayers to you and the entire family that you find peace, and are able to remember all the great times you built and shared together. We will miss her dearly.

Tom Hendler

May 30, 2019

I am saddened to hear the news. Christine was a trusted colleague and dear friend. My family and I will keep Christine and her family in our thoughts and prayers.

Nita Ellison

May 30, 2019

Our prayers and love go to Chuck, Gary and his wife, Greg and his wife, Trey and his wife, Chase and Brett, and the grandchildren, Alyssa, Breah, Bren, Adley, Ashtyn, and Layton. Christine was a very sweet, beautiful Wife, Mother and Mimi. She was so special to our family. We all will miss her very much. We love her very much, and are happy that all will meet in Heaven. Love you sweet Chris.

Connie Jepsen

May 30, 2019

Christine, thank you so much for hiring me 14 years ago with the company. I attribute my success to you being an excellent trainer and a true believer in me. You my friend, will be missed dearly. Your loving and caring spirit will live on. Love, Connie Jepsen