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2014-06-12 / Obituaries


Linual Vergle Goodman, 80, of Grove Hill died Sunday, June 8, 2014 at his home. He was born Aug. 24, 1933 in Grove Hill. He was a retired saw filer with MacMillan Bloedel Inc. and was a member of Okalona Methodist Protestant Bible Church.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Goodman of Grove Hill; two sons, David Goodman of Cusseta and Lynn Goodman of Grove Hill; three daughters, Bobbie J. (Kenneth Ray) Reeves of Coffeeville, Kay Roberts of Grove Hill and Jackie (Richie) Elmore of Thomasville; son-in-law, Ricky Wallin of Centreville; brother, Elga (Lucille) Goodman of Thomasville; 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Rachael Wallin.

Funeral services were June 10 at O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Giles officiating. Interment followed at the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Grove Hill with O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directing.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

Active pallbearers were Justin Goodman, Rick VanWinkle, Clint Barnes, J. C. Smith, Robert Avritt and Huestis Avritt.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

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