- 92 years old
- Date of birth: Jun 6, 1922
- Date of passing: Jun 5, 2015
|Let the memory of Mattie be with us forever|
Mrs. Mattie Lou Simmons Goodwin, 92, of Union Springs, Alabama, transitioned into eternal rest on Friday, June 5, 2015.
Mrs. Goodwin’s celebration of life services will be held Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. from the sanctuary of Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church, 312 AL Highway 239, Union Springs, AL 36089.
Words of comfort will be delivered Rev. Andrew Walker, Pastor of Walton Chapel Methodist Church.
Interment will follow in the Walton Chapel Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Goodwin will lie in repose at the church from 12:00 noon until the funeral hour.
Visitation for family and friends will be held at Carter Funeral Home on Friday, June 12, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
The staff of Carter Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of the late Mrs. Mattie Lou Simmons Goodwin and join the family in an extreme expression of gratitude for the care and support extended to them during the illness and demise of their precious loved one.
"If you look in the dictionary under grandmother and you should see her picture. I remember going to spend the night at her house as a little girl, and as I grew older our bond grew stronger. We would sit on the porch and talk for hours or she'd be in the house sitting in her recliner and I would sit on the couch and fall asleep and when I awake she would smile and say u ain't worth a s*'t. Some company u is." But she loved having me there and would always keep me updated on the rest of the family. I'm going to miss her dearly. I love you grandma! Heaven has gained a true angel."
"This lady was an awesome lady. I remember as a child I would spend the Sumner down south With her. We had no plumbing no well for water ( we use to have to go to the water supply to get big drums of water). But that never stop her from raising her family. She always seem happy and never rested until we all were in bed. I would be awaken by the smell of the best homemade biscuits ever. I really going to miss you grandma. Love you forever"
"She was what the definition of a Grandmother should be. Loving with a iron fist. You couldn't get over on her and with that being said you didn't try. Love you G Ma"
"One of the greatest women I've ever known. I love her and will cherish all my memories of her. She played an important part in my life. Love you Grandma!"
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