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175 VFW Post Rd / PO Box 725
CORNELIA, GA 30531
Phone: 706-778-8668
Fax: 706-776-9257
James Noyl Goodson

James Noyl Goodson

Wednesday, September 15th, 1920 - Monday, February 4th, 2019
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James Noyl Goodson, age 98 of Alto, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019.

Born in Alto, Georgia on September 15, 1920, he was a son the late Edwin and Lela Roberts Goodson. Mr. Goodson proudly served his country during WWII in the United States Army. He was a self-employed mechanic and a member of Cornelia Congregational Holiness Church. Mr. Goodson was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and great-great grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially all of his grandchildren. He enjoyed going to church and campmeeting, a good meal, socializing, making people laugh, vacationing in Pigeon Forge, hunting and fishing.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Erwin Bennett; sons-in-law, Gene Coker and Woodrow Hix; brothers, Coy, Robert, Leon and Guy Goodson; brothers-in-law, Ralph White and Brandon Martin; sister-in-law, Betty Goodson.

Surviving are his loving wife of 70 years, Paralee Wade Goodson of Alto, Georgia; daughters, Claydean Coker and Linda Hix both of Alto; daughter-in-law, Peggy Bennett of Homer; grandchildren, Donna Hix Scott of Alto, Patsy Coker Waldron of Maysville, Reggie Hix of Alto, Tammy Bennett Coffee of White County, Todd Coker of Alto, Mitchell Bennett of White County, Jeremy Coker of Alto, Eric Bennett and Joey Bennett both of Homer; 17 great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Ralph & Peggy Goodson of Alto; brother, Howard Goodson of Alto; sisters, Maybell Goodson White and Lavonne Goodson Martin both of Alto; sisters-in-law, Edith Goodson and Margaret Goodson both of Alto; special caregiver, Nicole Coley; special travel companion and Friend, Janell Thompson; numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Cornelia Congregational Holiness Church with Rev. Terry Benfield and Rev. Scott Ledbetter officiating. Interment will follow in the Wade Family Cemetery in Alto.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Cornelia Congregational Holiness Church, P.O. Box 1965, Cornelia, Georgia 30531.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com

MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA, GEORGIA (706/778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    Address
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    Address
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
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  • Service

    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Cornelia Congregational Holiness Church
    Address
    CORNELIA, GA
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    Officiant
    Rev. Terry Benfield
    Co-Celebrant
    Rev. Scott Ledbetter
    Dr. Kenneth Franklin
  • Interment

    Location
    Wade Family Cemetery
    Address
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    ALTO, GA 30510
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My sincere sympathy to your family on the loss of Mr. Goodson. It was a pleasure to care for him and for your family while he was at NGHS.
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