|Birth: ||Aug. 7, 1912|
|Death: ||Dec. 4, 2006|
Ruby Iness Goodson, 94, of Arkansas City, died Monday (December 4, 2006) at the Presbyterian Manor Health Care Unit. Funeral services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday (December 8, 2006) at the First Assembly of God Church. Pastor James Newman will officiate. Burial will follow in the Newkirk Cemetery, Newkirk, Oklahoma.
The family will greet friends at the funeral home Thursday 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Ruby was born August 7, 1912, in Nowata, Oklahoma the 12th child of Lorenzo and Mary Ellen (Vergason) McDaniel. She married William H. Goodson on April 12, 1930 in Ponca City. The couple made their home in Newkirk before moving to Arkansas City in 1947. She was employed as a receptionist for the Newkirk Cleaners and the Ark Cleaners of Arkansas City. After her husband's death in 1956, Ruby began working for the Arkansas City Memorial Hospital as a dietary aid. She retired after 30 years of service. She was an avid Bible teacher and served as a lay minister for several churches in Newkirk, Arkansas City, and Geuda Springs. She attended the First Assembly of God Church of Arkansas City.
Survivors include two sons Bill and his wife Wanda Goodson of LaPlace, Louisiana, Jerry and his wife DeeAnn Goodson of Arkansas City; five daughters Esther Griffin of Ponca City, Gloria and her husband Vern Hull of Arkansas City, Joyce and her husband Carl Nance of Dodge City, Judy and her husband James Ballinger of Las Cruces, New Mexico, Vickie and her husband Barry Murray of Shalimar, Florida; fifteen grandchildren, twenty-one great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, and other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and all of her brothers and sisters.
Memorials have been established with the First Assembly of God Church or the Good Samaritan Fund of the Presbyterian Manor. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.
Arrangements are being made through the Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home of Arkansas City.
William H. Goodson (1909 - 1956)*
Created by: Judy Mayfield
Record added: Mar 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25359162
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