The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

Obituaries

December 10, 2013

Ray Goodman

Ray Sylvan Goodman, 87-year-old Celeste resident, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. 

His funeral service will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral chapel at Leonard. Rev. Jay Henderson will officiate. Interment will follow at the Lane Cemetery west of Celeste.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ray was born Nov. 9, 1926, in Dallas. He was the son of Allen Kern Goodman and Lee Oma Gilcrease. On June 30, 1950, he married Frances Gay in Dallas.

Ray served his country well in the United States Navy during World War II as a boatsman mate. He worked in construction for many years with Sikes Construction Company in Dallas.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Celeste. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, raising Doberman dogs, and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Ed Goodman, and sisters

Frances E. Reinle, Dorothy Ballard, and Maureen Bryan.

He is survived by his wife, Frances Gay Goodman; one sister, Allene Wells; and several nieces and nephews.

Active pallbearers will be W.E. LaFavers, Andrew Gay, Billy Lindsey, Jason Lindsey, Wesley Russell and Charlie Gatlin. Honorary pallbearer will be Randy Gay.

Online condolences may be made at www.tjmfuneral.com

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • MaryBeth Montero

    MaryBeth Montero, 55, of Greenville died April 11, 2014, in Greenville. 

    April 15, 2014

  • Paul Dishner

    Paul Franklin Dishner, 83, of Royse City passed away April 12, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family. 

    April 15, 2014

  • James Ryan

    James O. Ryan, 85, passed away April 11, 2014, at his home in Quinlan.

    April 15, 2014

  • Opal Swindell

    Opal Faye Swindell, 94, of Greenville died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Briarcliff Health Center.

    April 15, 2014

  • Juan Gonzalez

    Funeral services for Juan Gutierrez Gonzalez, 50-year-old Randolph resident, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home chapel at Leonard.

    April 12, 2014

  • Barbara Wrenn

    Barbara Edwana Wrenn, 82, of Brashear, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at her home.

    April 12, 2014

  • Susan Bennett

    Susan Marie Bennett, 90, of Greenville passed away peacefully April 3, 2014, at the Baylor Hospital at Garland.

    April 10, 2014

  • Moses Gaffney

    Moses Cornelius “MC” Gaffney went to the site of no more pain and suffering on April 3, 2014.

    April 10, 2014

  • Darniece Grisby Jr.

    Darniece Grisby Jr., 73, died April 2, 2014, at a Greenville nursing home.

    April 10, 2014

  • Lola Tucker

    Lola May Gaston Tucker, 77, of Quinlan passed away April 9, 2014, at her home. 

    April 10, 2014

Featured Ads
Promotions
Poll

What's your favorite spring high school sport?

Swimming and diving
Wrestling
Basketball
Soccer
Tennis
Golf
Track and Field
Softball
Baseball
     View Results
Facebook
Must Read
Photos


See more photos and purchase prints here.

AP Video
Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast Freeze Leaves Florida Panhandle With Dead Trees At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Are School Dress Codes Too Strict? Raw: Fatal Ferry Boat Accident Suspicious Bags Found Near Marathon Finish Line Boston Marks the 1st Anniversary of Bombing NYPD Ends Muslim Surveillance Program 8-year-old Boy Gets His Wish: Fly Like Iron Man Sex Offenders Arrested in Slayings of CA Women India's Transgenders Celebrate Historic Ruling Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide