Shirley Ann Goodman, age 74, a resident of Knoxville, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, June 12, 2014.
Mrs. Goodman was born August 15, 1940, in Oliver Springs and moved to Knoxville nearly 60 years ago following her marriage to her beloved husband Fred.
In addition to being a loyal wife and exceptional mother, Shirley was a sensitive and gentle caregiver to scores of elderly patients during her 20-year career as a certified nursing assistant. Years later, after she and her husband enjoyed many post-retirement trips, Shirley was again called to service by becoming a full-time caregiver to Fred.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Jackson King Rather and Elsie Hembree Rather; her beloved daughter Sherry Lee Goodman-Doig; and six brothers and sisters. [Read more…]