Fannie Vera Carroll went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the age of 95. She was married to Floyd D. Carroll in 1941 for 35 years until his death in 1976.
Vera was born in Sulphur Springs, Texas on April 25, 1922 to Webb and Letha (Key) Maddox.
She is survived by two children; son Larry and his wife Jaynelle and daughter, Sonja (Carroll) Bush; former-daughter-in-law, Marie Pozzie; seven loving grandchildren; Terry Victory, Chris Carroll, Melissa (Carroll) Tamez, Ginger (Carroll) Morris, Lance Carroll, Kelly (Bush) Schrock, Scott Bush, and ten great grand children. In addition to her husband, Vera was preceded in death by son Dannie in 2008, as well as two brothers, Quinnis and Coyce Maddox and two sisters, Addie (Maddox) Williams and Winnie (Maddox) Wright.
Vera had an unwavering faith in God. The family was a member of Second Baptist Church in Baytown, Texas for more than 25 years. She was also a long-time member of Cedar Bayou Baptist Church in Baytown, Texas. She became a member of First Baptist Church in Allen, Texas when she moved to McKinney, Texas in 2011.
Vera spent many proud years working as deli-manager with Safeway stores in Baytown, Texas. She had a green thumb and loved gardening and cooking delicious meals for family and friends. After moving to Redbud Place in McKinney, Texas she became the resident florist—reviving flowers donated by Trader Joe’s and creating beautiful arrangements for all the residents to admire and enjoy.
A funeral service celebrating Vera’s life will be held Monday, December 11, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Navarre Funeral Home, located at 2444 Rollingbrook Drive in Baytown, Texas. Dr. E. Richard Steel will officiate. Pallbearers include grandsons and great grandsons; Terry Victory, Chris Carroll, Lance Carroll, Miles Pequeno, Nick Pequeno and Andrew Carroll.
To view the online obituary or to post a tribute for the family, go to www .navarrefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Navarre Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2444 Rollingbrook Dr., Baytown, TX 77521, (281)422-8111