MARTINEZ, Ga. - Entered into rest Friday, July 20, 2001, at Doctors Hospital, Mrs. Betty Goodwin of Benson Court, Martinez, a widow of William C. "Butch" Goodwin. A native and lifelong resident of Augusta, Betty was a homemaker and a Baptist. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 23, 2001, at 4 p.m., at Elliott Sons Columbia Road chapel, with Dr. Rodger Murchison officiating. Interment will be in Westover Memorial Park. Betty was preceded in death by her father, Melford Horace Young and is survived by two sons, William C. "Clay" Goodwin Jr. of Augusta, and Ronald Bennett "Ron" Goodwin of Martinez; her mother, Myrtle Martin Young of Augusta; a sister Jenny Bennett of Augusta; two brothers, James Young and Tommy Young, both of Augusta; and a granddaughter, Aubrey Lynn Goodwin. If so desired, please make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 2623 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30904. Pallbearers will be, Robert Bland, Edward Derrick, Marty Griner, Sammy Hogan, Marc Kniphfer and Steven Scott. Thomas Moore will serve as honorary pallbearer. Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road, (706) 868-9637.
The Augusta Chronicle-July 23, 2001