Elizabeth Ann Goodwin

Born in Gallatin, TN on July 31, 1943

Departed on February 13, 2018 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Elizabeth Ann Goodwin, 74, of Gallatin, passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at her home. Elizabeth was born in Sylacouga, Alabama on July 31, 1943, to the late Oscar and Frances (Knox) McGrady. She moved to Tuscon, AZ as a young woman and graduated from Amphitheater High School there. She and her husband of 57 years, William T. Goodwin, moved to TN several years ago and she had spent many of those years working for Sears Department Store. Elizabeth enjoyed the simple aspects of life but also enjoyed dancing. She particularly liked square dancing and clogging. In addition to her parents, Elizabeth was preceded in death by a brother, Nelson Lee McGrady; a step-brother, Joseph White; and a half brother, Virgil Britt. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Bill Goodwin; her sister Gale (John) Conlee; a step-daughter, Shelley (Mike) Harmon; her step-mother, June Hinkle; her step-brother, Karl (Jean) White; her half sister, Sheila (Mike) Webb; her half brother, Robin (Vicky) Britt; her step-father, Virgil Britt, Sr.; nieces and nephews including Rebecca (Charlie) Lawrence, Johnny Conlee, and Jessica (Bobby) Spooner; as well as several grandnieces, grandnephews and extended family members. Visitation for Elizabeth will be held at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, 127 N. Main St., Goodlettsville, on Saturday from noon to 2 PM. A life Celebration Service will be held at 2 PM followed by interment at Beech Cumberland Cemetery, Hendersonville.

9 Comments to Elizabeth Ann Goodwin

  1. Brenda Dukes
    February 15, 2018 1:52 pm

    This breaks my heart. Ann was such a beautiful person inside and out. I treasure memories of her from church. Her smile was always a warm welcome. She will be greatly missed. Prayers for her husband and all her family that God will give them peace and comfort during this time. Go rest high on that mountain Ann.

  2. Glenda A. White
    February 15, 2018 2:24 pm

    My best friend forever. I’ll miss you Ann. Love Mimi

  3. Patty West Taylor
    February 15, 2018 3:37 pm

    Bill and Family,

    My love and prayers go to all of you in Ann’s death. She was a beautiful person. May your good memories comfort you in your loss.

  4. Dody Belcher
    February 15, 2018 5:38 pm

    My Dear Friend, what a blessing to know a beautiful person, like you. We shared so many years of laughing, crying, and you were always there for me, through it all. God Blessed you with a new beautiful home where you will never see tears or pain again. Till we meet again, I love you. Dody

  5. Gail Swann
    February 15, 2018 7:40 pm

    Ann was such a sweet beautiful lady. My prayers are with all the family. What precious memories of Ann I will always cherish.

  6. Emy Joe & Keith Bilbrey
    February 16, 2018 6:04 am

    Gale & John,
    Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss.
    Sincerely,
    Emy Joe & Keith Bilbrey

  7. Cindy Goff-Seratte
    February 16, 2018 10:43 pm

    A beautiful lady! I have fond memories of her… smiling and laughing. She had an infectious smile and brought joy wherever she went! She will be missed.

  8. Louise layne
    February 18, 2018 8:33 pm

    I loved her we met in mall.wjem I worked at Penneys
    such a sweet soul

  9. Pat Wilburn
    April 2, 2018 9:18 pm

    Bill so sorry for your loss. Just now heard. Ann was such a sweet person to be around. Love to you and her family. Pat (Fishburn) Wilburn

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