Ruth Christine Goodwin

Ruth Christine Goodwin, 88, formerly of Giles County died Monday morning January 17, 2005 at Richfield Nursing Center in Salem. Born in Waiteville, WV on February 23, 1916 she was a daughter of the late Riley C. and Flora Doss Harless. She was preceded in death by her husband Bigie Goodwin, two sons Johnny Goodwin and Ralph Goodwin, a sister Runella Caldwell and a brother Edwin Harless.

She leaves to cherish her memory two sons and daughters-in-law Harold and Diane Goodwin, Luther and Margie Goodwin all of Florida, Don Goodwin of Goldbond and Bobby Goodwin; two daughters Mary Scaggs of Salem and Violet Kirk of Bedford; four sisters Thelma Elmore, Margeline Harless and Garnett Henthorne all of New Castle, Ada Skeens of South Carolina; one brother Charlie Harless of Radford; twenty-one grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and a special friend Frank Graveley of Salem.

The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke Wednesday evening from 6 to 7 PM. Funeral services will follow at 7 PM in the funeral home. Burial will be Thursday at the Goodwin Cemetery at Kire in Giles County.