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Sonya Yvonne Goodman

Originally published: Nov. 29, 2012
Last modified: Nov. 29, 2012

Sonya Yvonne Goodman, 67, of Jefferson, long-time resident of Margate Health and Rehab Center, died on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Margate Health and Rehab Center in Jefferson.

Ms. Goodman was born on July 22, 1945, in Ashe County to the late Roy and Nell Sheets Goodman. She worked for many years at Ashe County ADAP. She was a member of Welcome Home Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Lonnie Jones and Dr. Calvin Miller. Burial will follow in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends 12 to 2 p.m. on Saturday prior to the funeral service at Ashelawn.

Ms. Goodman is survived by sister, Brenda (John) Walters of Crumpler; brother, John (Cheryl) Goodman of Greensboro; nephew, Nathan (Leanna) Walters of Crumpler; niece, Julie (Jose) Somarriba of New York, N.Y.; niece, Kristen (Chad) Huff of Westfield, Ind; niece, Amy (Curtis) Lawson of Houston, Texas; niece, Sarah (Patrick) Rose of Dallas, Texas; nephew, John Aaron (Sherri Lynn) Goodman of King; also surviving are seven great-nieces.

The family requests no food, please. Flowers will be appreciated, or memorials may be made to Welcome Home Baptist Church, 4087 Hwy 221, Jefferson, NC 28640, or Ashe County ADAP.

You may send and view condolences to the family through our website http://www.ashelawn.com.

Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens was entrusted with Ms. Goodman's arrangements.

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