September 23, 2013

Jimmy Lee Goode

— Mr. Jimmy Lee Goode, 79, of 2 McCrary Drive of Rome, affectionately known as “Jim,”  passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.

He was born on July 10, 1934, in Euharlee to the late Pat and Ruth Goode.

Survivors include his loving wife, Betty Goode of 50 years of marriage; his two children, Ryan Goode of Calhoun and Francine (Barry) Johnson of Riverside, Calif.; four grandchildren; one brother, Frank (Queenie) Goode of San Antonio, Texas; one sister-in-law, Fanny (James) Jordan of Dalton; one brother-in-law, Bufford Pender of Las Vegas, Nev.; and a host of cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.  

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Wright Memorial Mortuary with Elder William Moore officiating and the Rev. Carey N. Ingram delivering the eulogy.

Interment will follow in West Hill Cemetery in Dalton with military honors presented at the gravesite.

In lieu of flowers, the Goode family requests that contributions be made to Floyd Heyman HospiceCare, 420 E. Second Ave., Suite 105, Rome, GA 30161.

Wright Memorial Mortuary Inc. is in charge of the funeral arrangements.