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Maxene G. (Goins) Carter

April 1, 1926 ~ May 14, 2018 (age 92)

Maxene Goins Carter went to be with her Lord and Savior and her beloved husband “Tex”, with her family by her side on Monday May 14, 2018 at Artesia General Hospital in Artesia, New Mexico.

Maxene was born April 1, 1926 to Leonard and Minnie (Richardson) Goins in or around Hillsboro, NM area. She married her beloved cowboy, Charles A. Carter, better known as “Tex” in March of 1960. Maxene was loved by most anyone that came to know her, as she was a very sweet loving mother, mommo, and friend to many. She was a very God-fearing woman of the Episcopalian faith. Max as she was called, loved her family, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren with all her heart.

Max is survived by three children, daughter Sharon Swofford and husband Col. Jimmie of Austin, TX, sons, Michael Wylie of El Paso, TX and Charles Carter and wife Carla of Artesia, NM. She is also survived by grandchildren, Lorry Ann Outly, Sheryl Washburn, Jennifer Ross, Jason Carter, Cody Carter and CJ Carter. Max was blessed to have 18 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.

Maxene was preceded in death by her husband, Tex Carter, her mother and father Leonard and Minnie Goins, a sister, Delia Washko, and a son Billy Carter.

A graveside service will be held Monday May 21, 2018 at 10 o’clock in the morning at Mt. View Cemetery. Officiating will be G.G. Gore.

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