Obituary for Willie Mae Graham Goodwin
Willie Mae Graham Goodwin, 91 of Sparta, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at her residence.
Born Wednesday, October 21, 1925 in Sparta, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Ettie Gracey Gilliam.
Ms. Goodwin worked at Spartan Industries and Mallory Timers for many years, and attended Church at Sparta Freewill Baptist Church.
Surviving are daughter, Joyce Holland; son, Fred (Phyllis) Graham; Daughters-in-law, Jeanette Graham and Collette Graham all of Sparta; Grandchildren: Anthony (Karen) Graham of Nashville, TN; Keith (Tracie) Graham of Tallahassee, FLA; Jason Graham of Manhattan, New York; Angela (Jim) Palmer of Sparta, Scott (Rhonda) Graham of Cleveland, TN; Tracey (Brad) Payne of Sparta; Ryan (Jenny) Graham of Cookeville, TN, Jeff (Debra) Graham of Hixson, TN; Stacey Holland of Cookeville, TN; Damon (Mary) Graham of Rock Island, TN; Great Grandchildren, Sawyer Graham, Austin Graham, Hunter Price, Baylee Graham, Seth Price, Anna Marie Christian, Wesley Christian, Tyler Payne, Braxton Graham, Ava Graham, Gabriel Graham,Taylor Palmer; Great Great Grandsons: Zayden and Hudson Graham; sister, Mary Topolski of Jacksonville, FLA; Neices, nephews, and many friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Joe Gaines Graham; Sons, Joe Thomas, Benton and Dale Graham; husband Robert Goodwin; brothers, Fred and H.B. Gilliam, and sister Geraldine McKendree.
Funeral will be held at 11am on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home with Gary Farris officiating. Burial will follow at Old Zion Cemetery. Family will receive friends after 5pm on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Old Zion Cemetery or Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made to the family at oaklawnmemorial.com