Mary Ruth Goodman, age 75 of Lake City, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at her residence. Mary was born on May 17, 1947 in Knox County, Tennessee to the late Albert Henderson Nelson and Minnie D. Lindsay Nelson. She was a member of Island Ford Baptist Church. She enjoyed making Mexican corn bread, loved reading Stephen King novels, loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and neighbor children. Mary loved birds and listening to the rain. In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her husband, William Goodman, her son, William Leslie Goodman, sisters: Margaret Hatmaker, Beatrice Harmon, and Eleanor Hawkins, and brothers: Marshall, JD, and Jerry Nelson.
Daughters Amanda L Wilson
Jennifer M Goodman Smith and Christopher
God Daughter Debra S. Bridges and JR Bridges
Sister in Law Joann Nelson
Grandchildren Rick Woods, Paula Shepherd (Brooks), Jasmine Goodman – Cooper, Christian Smith
Great Grandchildren Declan McFaddin, Jerrika Goodman – Cooper, Taler Bowling, Alysa Johnson, and Bryson Brooks
And a host of other family members and friends.
Visitation: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Hatmaker Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 6:00 PM, Saturday, November 19, 2022 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplin Tom Rayford officiating.