Maude Marie Carter was born in St. James, Louisiana on August 29, 1924. She was the oldest daughter born to Louise and Joseph Carter. Her Brother Charles Joseph Carter, sister Myrtle Ruth Carter and parents preceded her in death.
Maude devoted her life and love to her family, friends and God. Her silent strength will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.
On Monday November 25, 2019, God in his infinite wisdom, called her home from suffering pain to eternal rest.
She leaves to mourn her children: a daughter: Patricia Mary Young of New Orleans, Louisiana; two sons: Felton Young (Brenda) of Memphis, Tennessee; and Charles Oliver Young, of New Orleans, Louisiana; three granddaughters: Kristen Young, of Panama City Beach, Florida; Talishia Young, of New Orleans; Ronesha Hill, of Memphis Tennessee and a grandson: Thaddeus Young (Shekinah), of Memphis, Tennessee; a great granddaughter: Nicole Young of New Orleans; three great grandsons: Thaddeus Young, Jr. and Taylor Young, of Memphis, Tennessee; and Adonis Russell of Panama City Beach, Florida; a niece: Gwendolyn Carter, of New Orleans, Louisiana and two nephews: Paul Scineaux (Connie), of New Orleans, Louisiana and Raymond Carter, of Orlando, Florida; five great nieces Tara Carter Hernandez (D’Juan), of New Orleans, Louisiana; Senator Karen Carter Peterson (Dana), of New Orleans, Louisiana; Eileen Carter, of New Orleans, Louisiana; and Sarita and Dyan Melson, of New Orleans, Louisiana; a great great niece Jessica Hernandez, of New York, New York and two great great nephews: Christopher Hernandez and Aidan Bevrette of New Orleans, Louisiana; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
The family of the late Maude Carter wishes to express their appreciation and many thanks to each and every one of you for your words of encouragement, flowers, cards and donations. We would also like to acknowledge Ochsner Baptist Hospital staff, Ochsner Main Campus Skilled Nursing staff, Nurses Registry staff and the Greenwood Funerals Home staff, for the special attention that was shown. Because of your acts of kindness this transition has been made easier.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, on Saturday, December 7, 2019, starting at 11:00 AM, followed by a Mass in the Chapel at 1:00 PM. Burial will follow in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.
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