, Port Arthur, Texas


February 21, 2014

Mauverine Marilyn Martin Crouch

GROVES —    Mauverine Marilyn Martin Crouch born July 16, 1935 in Many, Louisiana to Mary Dekeyzer Martin and William Wallace Martin as the youngest of nine children.

   She is survived by son, Martin Crouch and wife Delia Crouch of Groves, Texas, daughter, Mary K. Malawey of Plano, Texas. Son, Mark Crouch of Groves, Texas, her three granddaughters, Andrea Boudreaux, Danielle Crouch and Delaney Crouch, all of Groves, Texas, her great grandson Leelan Boudreaux, multitudes of nieces, nephews and friends.

   She is proceeded in death by husband, Clifford F. Crouch and son, Michael, Mother and Father Mary Dekeyzer Martin and William Wallace Martin and all siblings (three brothers, five sister) Mae Floyd, Mable Farrow, Marvin Martin, Milburn Martin, Margaret (Maggie) Harvey, Murry (Peanut) Martin, Minnie Martin and Marjorie Veuleman.

   She was born and raised in Many, LA until 1953 when she came to Port Arthur, TX and entered St. Mary School of Nursing and attended Lamar College. She received her Nursing Diploma in 1956 and was employed by St. Mary Hospital for 42 years and retired as the Director of Surgical Services. She worked one year as Orthopedic nurse for Dr. Glass and Dr. Haig. Her love for Operating Room Nursing was her Professional love and the Sisters of Charity and Surgeons were to her an extension of her Family of friends and relatives.

   She loved to cook for family, friends and loved to entertain. She enjoyed TALKING about life and other people’s interest, along with sharing her opinion . . . more than anything she lived for her grandchildren and great grandson, Leelan.  

  Visitation will be Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home with a rosary prayed at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Rev. Kevin Badeaux as celebrant. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park

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