Mrs. Goodwin died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at her residence.
Born July 31, 1938, in Brundidge, Ala., she was a daughter of the late Charlie, “C.F.” and Wannie Mae Bowden Carter. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a grandson, Brent Lee Moore; brother, Charlie “C.F.” Carter Jr.; and sister, Constance Webb.
Mrs. Goodwin was the salutatorian of her high school graduating class. She was an active member of Harvest Christian Church, where she served as church secretary. She retired from Community Bank & Trust and was also a homemaker. In her spare time she enjoyed quilting, painting, singing and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Thomas Gerald Goodwin of Clarkesville; daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa G. and David Lawson Crouch of Turnerville, and Tonya and Brad Moore of Demorest; sons and daughters-in-law, Timothy Gerald and Renee Goodwin of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Thomas Gregory and Lori Goodwin of Freeport, Fla.; grandchildren, Lisa, Gabe, Cody and Morgan Goodwin, Megan Wise, Trisha Crouch, Michael Williams, Blake, Brandon, Brett and Blair Moore, Candace Turner; great-grandchildren, Caden Wise, Sydney Crouch, Grant and Davis Goodwin, Emrie and Ashe Turner; brother, Eugene Carter of Dothan, Ala.; and sister, Joyce Shiver of Wewahitchka, Fla.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Classical School, 231 Harvest Church Road, Clarkesville, GA 30523.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
October 25, 2013