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Katherine Cress Goodman, 91, of Salisbury passed away on Friday, August 9, 2013 at Genesis Healthcare after an extended illness. Katherine was born on June 3, 1922 in Salisbury, daughter of the late Kirby Lee and Thetis White Cress.
Katherine was a graduate of Boyden High School and Salem College where she earned a degree in music. Katherine was a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church where she served on numerous committees. She served as President of the the United Church Women at St. John’s, she was a Sunday School Teacher and served on the Church Council. Her needlepoint continues to be used on the kneelers in the church chapel.
Katherine was on the Board of Directors at White Packing Company, she was an original member of LeJeudi Book Club, and was a member of several bridge clubs.
Katherine is preceded in death by her husband, L.G. Goodman, Jr.
Survivors: Katherine is survived by her sons, Linus Giles Goodman, III and wife Anne of Salisbury, and Gregory Lee Goodman and wife Elizabeth of Rock Hill, SC. Grandchildren, Linus Goodman, IV of Woodleaf and Katherine Goodman of Charlotte. Great Grandchildren, Linus Goodman V of Concord and Lillian Goodman of Concord. Sister-In-Law, Nancy Bowden of Salisbury.
Services: There will be a Memorial Service on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 2:00 PM at St. John’s Lutheran Church Sanctuary, conducted by Dr. Rhodes Woolly and Dr. David Nelson.
Visitation: The family will receive friends on Tuesday following the service.
Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church 200 West Innes Street Salisbury NC 28144.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury is assisting the Goodman family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.
S. Elaine says
To the Goodman family,
My deepest condolences over the loss of your mom. In times of loss and moments of sadness our memories are the beautiful gifts that bless us with healing and fill us with peace. Praying for friends to comfort you, faith to uphold you, and loving memories of Katherine to heal your heart. May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and gave everlasting comfort and good hope by means of undeserved kindness, comfort YOUR hearts and make YOU firm in every good deed and word. 2 Thessalonians 2:16, 17; May your cherished memories and the resurrection promise bring your peace. John 5:21; John 6:40; John 11:11, 25-26; Revelation 21:3,4; Matthew 5:5. Heartfelt prayers are with you.
Kaye McHone says
Greg, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. Sounds like such a great lady and I know you will miss her terribly
I’m so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you,