HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Entered into rest on Monday, July 22, 2002, Mr. Mikee Frank Gooding, 74, loving husband of Mabel Thomas Gooding of Brown Road. Mr. Gooding was born in Varnille, to the late Mike S. and Renza Pulaski Gooding. He retired after 29 years of service with International Paper. Funeral services will be held at 3p.m. today, in the Chapel of Hatcher Funeral Home with Dr. Tobin Burnett officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Survivors include his daughter, Faye Gooding Dozier of Augusta, sons, Michael and Patricia Gooding , Steve and Michaela Gooding all of Hephzibah, and Jamie and Gail Edwards of Statesboro; his sister, Juanita Gooding of Hampton, and grandchildren, Jennifer Gooding and Travis Beckon and Jonathan Gooding. Pallbearers will be Perry Bagwell, Edward Baker, Tommy Reid, Robert Giffin, Dale Hadwin, and Steve Miller. In Lieu of Flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1725, Augusta, GA 30903 or St. Joseph Hospice 2260 Wrightsboro Road Augusta GA 30904 Hatcher Funeral Home, Augusta.
The Augusta Chronicle July 24, 2002