Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Helen M. goodnight, 88, of Monett, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett.

She was born Sept. 17, 1919, in Monett, the daughter of the late ellis and Coella (eden) Nunley. She was united in marriage to Lee goodnight on Oct. 16, 1938, in Barry County and he preceded her in death April 27, 2002.

She was a life long homemaker. She was a member of the New Salem Methodist Church in Monett and she attended Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church in Purdy.

Survivors include: two daughters, Beverly Ross, of North Pole, Alaska, and Janice Shore, of Cassville; two sisters, Mary Marget Teel, of San Jose, Calif., and Sharon Kay Cruz, of Monett; four grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett, with Rev. Lee Neil officiating. Burial was at Monett, IOOF Cemetery, Monett, under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett.