August 14, 1946 - January 3, 2019
Margaret A. Goodman, 72 years, of Monroe, Michigan went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Born August 14, 1946 in Harlan, Kentucky, Margaret was the daughter of the late Aubrey Ray and Ruth (Simpson) Goins, Sr. Margaret attended school in Monroe and was a 1965 graduate of Monroe High School. On October 29, 1966 Margaret married her beloved husband, Ernest E. Goodman at the First Wesleyan Church in Monroe. Margaret worked at People’s Federal Savings and Loan and as a cashier at Meijer in Monroe for 12 years. She retired from Meijer in 2004. Margaret was a very active member at the First Wesleyan Church in Monroe. Margaret served on the church board, served as the Sunday School superintendant and also taught Sunday School. Since the Wesleyan Church closed she has been attending Bedford Alliance Church. Margaret was a member of The Gideons International. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, cooking, and reading. Most of all Margaret enjoyed time spent with family. Margaret is survived by her beloved husband of 52 years, Ernie, a loving daughter: Ruth Marie (James) Venier of Monroe, two brothers; Ronnie (Barbara) Dophal of Williamsburg, KY and Aubrey Ray (Nancy) Goins, Jr. of LaSalle, MI and her twin sister; Elizabeth Ann (Bill) Thornhill of Lebanon, TN. In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by a brother Dennis Goins. Visitation will be held on Monday from 4-8 PM and Tuesday from 1-8 PM in the Bacarella Funeral Home, 1201 S. Telegraph Rd., Monroe, MI 48161, where funeral services celebrating Margaret’s life will be held on Wednesday January 9, 2019 at 2:00 PM. The Rev. Robert Hinz, pastor of Bedford Alliance Church, will officiate. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Gideons International or Bedford Alliance Church.
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