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“I just happened to find this site and I was so deeply saddened. I was a neighbor in the late 60's and was a childhood friend of Billy Ted and...Read More »
1 of 33 | Posted by: Victoria "Vicki" Vaughan Laine

“Marjorie was a neighbor ,friend,and classmate. Upon moving to Kilgore at Camp St, Marjorie walked over and was most charming to me and my brother. ...Read More »
2 of 33 | Posted by: Greg - G-TX, TX - Friend

“mom i will miss you alot because you always gave me what i wanted and its really different you not being here ”
3 of 33 | Posted by: Dylan Carpenter - Henderson, TX

“To all Marjorie's family: I learned only yesterday, and accidentally while online, of Marjorie's passing. I cannot tell you how shocked I was! Her...Read More »
4 of 33 | Posted by: Mildred Brady Venitucci - TX

“Ted: I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter. I had forgotten that Marjorie's middle name was Grace. She certainly resembles "Mrs....Read More »
5 of 33 | Posted by: Jerry Long - Missouri City, TX

“Mrs. Carpenter I'll miss you so much. You were such an amazing teacher and friend. I will never forget eveything you did for me and Michael. I love...Read More »
6 of 33 | Posted by: Casey Lawhon - Henderson, TX

“I was a class mate of Marjorie's and we were teenagers together. If there is anything I can do for the family please call me. Your family is in our...Read More »
7 of 33 | Posted by: Ivie Clayton Abron - Kilgore, TX

“I will always remember her sweet spirit and unforgettable laugh. I pray that God will help to mend your hearts. ”
8 of 33 | Posted by: Rosie Rodriguez Meredith - TX

“I am so sorry to her of Marjorie passing away.I went to High School with her ,she was always such a pleasant person to be around and always had a...Read More »
9 of 33 | Posted by: Susan Pierce (metcalf) - Carthage, TX

“Marjorie Carpenter taught me in 5th grade and she was a neighbor of mine. . She was an amazing teacher and woman. I am glad to of known her. I'm so...Read More »
10 of 33 | Posted by: kristen Wood - san clemente, CA

“My heart breaks for all of Marjorie's family I had not seen her in years but I will never forget her. We worked together at Brookshires when we were...Read More »
11 of 33 | Posted by: Vivian Green - Littleton, CO

“I am so sad to hear this news. May you rest in peace Marjorie, you were loved and will always be remembered as a person that brightened up any room...Read More »
12 of 33 | Posted by: Joey Gordon - Kilgore, TX

“I had only recently met Marjorie and am very saddened she is gone. Each time I saw her, she was visiting with everyone around her and had a big smile...Read More »
13 of 33 | Posted by: Karen and Nickolas Hairston - TX

“I am so sorry for your lost, Marjorie taught my daughter at Northside an she loved her. ”
14 of 33 | Posted by: Demetria Hightower & Jasmine Anderson - TX

“I am so sorry for your loss. I was a childhood friend of Marjorie's and we played together all the time! I loved coming to her to pick blackberries...Read More »
15 of 33 | Posted by: Laura Ott Nivin - San Antonio, TX

“I am so sorry for your loss. I was a childhood friend of Marjorie's and we played together all the time! I loved coming to her to pick blackberries...Read More »
16 of 33 | Posted by: Laura Ott Nivin - San Antonio, TX

“I am so sorry for your loss. I was a childhood friend of Marjorie's and we played together all the time! I loved coming to her to pick blackberries...Read More »
17 of 33 | Posted by: Laura Ott Nivin - San Antonio, TX

“Marjorie was such a bubbly person and had a way of making you feel like you had known her all your life. I first heard of her through a cousin of...Read More »
18 of 33 | Posted by: Jo Ellen Graham - Henderson, TX

“We love Marjorie and her boys. Our memories are many and wonderful. She'll be missed greatly. ”
19 of 33 | Posted by: Tim and Coral Weaver - Henderson, TX

“Marjorie was a spirited, loving lady. She always showed joy to everyone. I love her like a daughter, for at one time she was my daughter-in-law. Her...Read More »
20 of 33 | Posted by: Jean Barton - Longview, Texas, TX

“So sorry for your loss. ”
21 of 33 | Posted by: Jason & Elaine & Hunter Davis - TX

“Marjorie was my best friend. We spent hours at a time on the phone talking about anything and everything but she especially loved talking about her...Read More »
22 of 33 | Posted by: Mandy Harris - Henderson, TX

“Marjorie was a high school friend of mine. We had such fun together and I have some wonderful memories and pictures. I am saddened to hear of her...Read More »
23 of 33 | Posted by: Tracey Ratcliff - Plano, TX

“Marjorie, How could we ever anticipate your sudden departure from this world? You were too young to be taken from us. As I reflect back on my...Read More »
24 of 33 | Posted by: Dane Johnson - Oklahoma CIty, OK

“We are so saddened to hear of Marjorie's passing. Our sincere condolences and prayers are with you. She will always be remembered by everyone here...Read More »
25 of 33 | Posted by: Guaranty Bank Kilgore - Kilgore, TX

“God called his precious angel! She will be missed by all who had the priviledge of meeting her. My condolences to the family of Marjorie Grace...Read More »
26 of 33 | Posted by: Danny & Gayle Hutto - Henderson, TX

“Everyone who knew Marjorie knows of her daily battles, My memories was when Marjorie laughed everyone laughed, she had a way of finding humor in...Read More »
27 of 33 | Posted by: Randy Wade - Henderson, TX

“I will always remember Marjorie as the bright eyed, full of life little girl that she was when we moved in next door to Pat and Ted. She was a "big...Read More »
28 of 33 | Posted by: Jo Beth Reeves - Kilgore, TX

“Marjorie taught both of our kids, DeLane and Drew, at Northside. She was one of their favorite teachers. She was also one of the most caring...Read More »
29 of 33 | Posted by: Griffith - Henderson, TX

“When I hired Marjorie in her first teaching job, I knew she was going to be successful. The kids loved her and she them. Everyone at Northside loved...Read More »
30 of 33 | Posted by: Dr. Ray Deason - Longview, TX

“Clayton and Dylan, your mother was a very special lady, always full of sunshine. She was truly loved, and will be missed by everyone. Words can't...Read More »
31 of 33 | Posted by: Jan Maxwell - Kilgore, TX

“I am so sorry to hear about Marjorie. She was a very sweet person and I am thankful I knew her. She will be missed. ”
32 of 33 | Posted by: Krista Furtick - Henderson, TX

“Clayton & Chelsea: I am so sorry for your loss. I can't imagine what your going through right now Clayton, but always remember God does things for a...Read More »
33 of 33 | Posted by: Teris & Drew Butler - Henderson, TX


Funeral services for Marjorie Grace Carpenter, age 45 of Henderson, will be held Wednesday October 21, 2009 at 2:00pm in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Henderson with Rev.Toby Tipps officiating. Burial will follow in the Overton City Cemetery. Marjorie died Saturday October 17, 2009 She was born October 3, 1964 in Tyler to Ted & Pat Johnson Lindley. She was raised in Kilgore, but lived most of her adult life in Henderson. She was a 1983 graduate of Kilgore High School. After graduating from UT Tyler in 1987 with a Bachelors degree, she taught at Northside Intermediate School from 1988 – 2004. Marjorie was loved by all who knew her. She will be remembered for her love of life and devotion to her family. She was very excited and looking forward to the upcoming birth of her grandchild in April. She was preceded in death by her mother, Pat Lindley. She is survived by sons; Clayton Smith & wife Chelsea of Henderson, and Dylan Carpenter of Henderson; father Ted Linley of Kilgore;grandson Ayden of Henderson; special friend Chris Shirley of Henderson; brother Billy Ted Lindley & wife Maggie of New Iberia, La; aunt Lynn Schur of Henderson & three nieces all of New Iberia, La. Pallbearers will be Kaleb Wade, Randy Wade, Phillip Hayden, Ricky Morris, Tony Harris, and Bob Hays. Visitation will be from 6~8pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

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