May 7, 1931 - December 20, 2021
Wilma L. Johnson Goode, passed from her worldly life into life eternal on December 20, 2021. Wilma was born on May 7, 1931, in Covington, Tennessee. Her life was filled with joy experienced from serving others and caring for her loved ones. Wilma had a gift of making people feel loved and cherished. Wilma's life was a testament to her love for Jesus, and it was evident in everything that she did. She taught Sunday School for years, was Director of Women's Ministry, Director of Youth Department, Baptist Woman's Director for Shelby Country for two years, serving on many committees of her church, she was a true disciple of Christ. She was a good and faithful servant, touched many lives and brought joy to many. Wilma also loved gardening and traveling. She loved being a part of her neighbor Garden Clubs and held many elected positions. She was a long a long-time member of Brooks Museum League, volunteering, and helping with fund raisers. She worked many years with Memphis Voter Precinct, serving as Officer of elections. Wilma graduated from State Tech Community College and was involved with Memphis Board of Realtors, where she held many positions of office, being named Realtor Associate of the Year in 1985. Wilma married the love of her life, Winford R. Goode, from Covington, Tennessee, and they were blessed with three children: Son, David H. Goode & Linda, of Hernando, MS, their two daughters, Terri Goode Parker (Dennis) of Birmingham, Alabama and Tammy Goode Marshall (Danny) of Olive Branch, MS. Son, Donny W. Goode & DiAnna of Memphis, their children Rachel of Phoenix, AZ, and Joseph of Memphis. Two grandsons, Michael Christopher & Lou Ann Dunger of Olive Branch, MS and Anthony Dunger of Oakland, TN. Wilma has a total of six Grandchildren, eight Great Grandchildren and one Great Great. Siblings, Maxine Cranford of Brighton, TN, Joyce Taylor and Zadie Ferrell both of Covington, TN, and Richard Johnson of Millington, TN. Wilma was preceded in death by her loving husband, Winford R. Goode, her loving daughter, Gloria Goode Roberts, Rossville, TN, her parents Alvis & Edna Johnson, and siblings, Evie Corder, Lavelle Byrd, Thomas Johnson and Jimmy Johnson. The visitation will be held Monday, December 27, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. until the service time at 1:00 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home. In Lieu of flowers, memorials or gifts can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Wilma L. Johnson Goode, passed from her worldly life into life eternal on December 20, 2021. Wilma was born on May 7, 1931, in Covington, Tennessee. Her life was filled with joy experienced from serving others and caring for her loved ones.... View Obituary & Service Information
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