Annie Jean Woodham Good, 81, a former resident of the Bretz community, Hambleton, departed this life late Saturday evening, March 16, 2013, at Plano, Texas, following a courageous battle with Alzheimer's.
She was born Monday, Feb. 1, 1932 at Ozark, Ala., a daughter of the late Pryor Z. Woodham and Clindar Madeline Woodham Tuesing.
During May of 1950, she was married to Donald William Good, who preceded her in death in 1987. They had celebrated 37 years of marriage.
Surviving are two daughters, Donna Butterfield and husband, Scott, of Sunnyvale, Texas, and Debra Hertzig and husband, Richard, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; one grandson, Matthew Butterfield of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two sisters, Flossie Ferrini of Winter Haven, Fla., and Caroline "Susie" O'Roark of Cleveland, Ohio; the many Good family members and her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Patty Roy.
She was a graduate of Parsons High School with the class of 1950. She first worked with McClain Printing Co. as a proofreader for more than 20 years. Her second career was as a banker, where she retired as a vice president of Mountain Valley Bank in 2003, with more than 25 years of service. Annie was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening, hiking, reading and in her later years, raising shelties.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor Thursday, March 21, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Philip Dent will officiate, and interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Alzheimer's Association (alz.org) or St. John's United Methodist Church, (stjohnsparsons.com). Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Annie Jean Woodham Good. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.