Wilma Jean “Sis” Goode, 80, a resident of McDonald, passed away Wednesday night, Dec. 25, 2013, at her home.
She was born in Cleveland, on May 7, 1933, a daughter of the late Roy Thomas and Ada Marie Sherlin.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James A. Goode; one son, Billy Joe LeRoy Jr.; and one brother, Thomas Thedore “Pete” Sherlin.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory seven daughters: Wilma Jo (Joe) Cole of Dalton, Ga., Marilyn (Wayne) Murphy of Harrison, Darlene McDaniel and Nancy (Charles) Burchfield, both of Cleveland, Kathy (Joe) Bean of Decatur, Sarah LeRoy of Ooltewah and Shelia (Darryl) Sanders of Dayton; four sons: Roy LeRoy of Tiftonia, Anthony (Kelly) LeRoy and Ricky LeRoy, both of Birchwood and Shane (Jessica) LeRoy of McDonald; one sister, Oneida Earls; two brothers: Carl Sherlin and Gerlad (Faye) Sherlin, both of McDonald, one sister-in-law, Brenda “Top” Sherlin; eight stepchildren; 41 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; several other extended family members; and a host of special friends.
A celebration of her life is planned for Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Bancroft Church of God, 180 Bancroft Road in McDonald, with Pastor Bud Stiltner and Pastor Paul Bowman officiating.
Interment will follow in the Lee Cemetery with Paul Smith, Jack Cantrell, Tommy Green, Blake Harden, Daniel Bean and Johnny Payne serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday afternoon from noon until the 2 p.m. service time.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Sis and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Goode family with these arrangements.