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Wilma Bailey Gooden

Wilma Gooden

December 28, 1941     ~     March 21, 2016

Wilma Bailey Gooden, 74, Hiseville, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016, at her residence. She was a daughter of the late John Spencer Bailey and Ollie Mae Emory Bailey. Wilma was a retired elementary teacher with Glasgow City Schools. She was a very talented craftsperson, an avid gardener where she enjoyed working with her flowers, a member of the Red Hat Society, and a member of the Rock Spring Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband Preston; two children: Tim Gooden and wife Dana of Glasgow, and Jennifer Gooden Wood and husband Paul of Hiseville; five grandchildren: Tevie Scott Gooden, Jess Spencer Gooden, Theresa Marie Gooden, Sarah Ashley Coomer, and Sally Mae Coomer; five great-grandchildren: Dane Gooden, Cooper Gooden, Jack Gooden, Asa Gooden, and Charlie; two sisters: Helen Bailey Ferguson and Linda Bailey Botts and husband Richard; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son Jonathan Gooden; and by two brothers: John Spencer Bailey, Jr. and Bobby Bailey.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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12 Entries for Wilma Bailey Gooden

  1. David and Judy Compton says:

    Preston and Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Wilma’s death. She sure will be missed by all and was loved by everyone. We are praying for you all. Please know that we love you all very much.

    David and Judy Compton

  2. Jane H Baker says:

    Good Lady

  3. Jo Estes says:

    Tim and Jennifer, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers will be with you.

  4. Nell Eaton says:

    Jennifer, I thought a lot of your Mama. Some good school memories !! May you and your family members feel God’s strength in a very special way at this time.

  5. Brenda Reece says:

    Preston and family,
    So very sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God be with all of you during this difficult time.

  6. Lori London Stephens says:

    Wilma Jean was a kind and generous lady. Praying for the family during this time.

  7. Lori London Stephens says:

    Wilma Jean was a kind and generous lady. Praying that God will give comfort and peace to you.

  8. Tony Morgan says:

    Tim, I am very sorry and will be in prayer for you and your family.

  9. Donald Ford says:

    Preston, and family, my prayers are with you, I am so sorry of the Homegoing of your wife and Mother. I know that God, will give you Comfort, continue to look to the Lord, for your help.

  10. Gary Turner says:

    Tim, I am sorry for your loss. I will be Praying for you and your Family

  11. sondra dickinson says:

    Our regrets in your family’s loss.
    She was a favorite teacher of some of our children.
    Benny & Sondra Dickinson

  12. Doris Barlow Cella says:

    I am shocked and saddened to hear of your wife’s death. May memories of your long, happy life together provide comfort at this painful time. It seems only yesterday that we were walking the halls of Hiseville High School!
    With fondest regards,