Originally created 10/11/00

Mrs. Lula Goodson



WRENS, Ga. - Mrs. Lula Mae Berry Goodson, 58, of Geter Street, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Ways Grove Baptist Church, Stellaville, with the Revs. Jimmy McCollough III and Thomas Berry Sr. officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Goodson, a native of Jefferson County, had retired as a machine operator. She was captain of Disciples for Life,the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life team. She was a member of Ways Grove Baptist Church, where she was former president of Missionary Society and a member of Senior Choir.

Survivors include her husband, John W. Goodson; a son, Wayne Scott Sr., Augusta; two daughters, Teresa Smith, Evans, and Alesia Avery, Augusta; a stepson, Victor Hudson, Wrens; two stepdaughters, Cassandra Davis, Augusta, and Malita Hudson, Wrens; her mother, Mary Berry, Wrens; five brothers, Joe Berry, Hartsell, Ala., and Richard Berry Sr., John Berry, Thomas Berry Sr. and Jimmy Berry, all of Wrens; two sisters, Dollie Rowland and Mary Ann Avery, both of Wrens; and five grandchildren and four stepgrandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Will Walker, Richard Goodson, Walter Berry, Joe Jones, John W. Jackson, Jonathan Berry, Harry Avery and Leroy Walker.

Honorary pallbearers will be her nephews.

Friends may call at the residence.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Freeman Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Oct. 11, 2000