JC Goodwin, 93, of Town Creek passed away Monday, September 5, 2022 at El Reposo Nursing Facility in Florence. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Wednesday, September 07, 2022 at Okolona Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow at 1:00 PM at the church with his granddaughter, Carey Grace Peebles and Bro. Terry Settles officiating. Burial will be at Moulton Memory Gardens with Lawrence Funeral Home directing.
Born on December 15, 1928 to the late William and Stella Proctor Goodwin, JC graduated from Lawrence County High School in 1947 and was a member of IBEW 558 and the Hatton Masonic Lodge #879. A member of Okolona Baptist Church, he was saved and baptized on August 30, 1953 and was serving as Deacon since 1969.
Survivors include his children, Cathy (Scott) Sanderson, David (Cheryl) Goodwin, Medina (Rodger) Peebles; grandchildren, Laura Lee Wood, Morgan (Justin) Henley, Carey Grace Peebles, Shawn Moore; great-grandchildren, Oliver Wood, Brooks Henley, Ivy Baker Henley, Catherine Moore, and Stephen Moore; sisters, Christine Pitts, Kathleen (G.T.) Hamilton, and Bettye Kelley; brother, Charles W. Goodwin; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family.
James is preceded in death by his spouse of 68 years, Dorothy Goodwin; his parents; and sister, Faye Goodwin.
Pallbearers will be Rodger Peebles, Scott Sanderson, Oliver Wood, Justin Henley, David Berryman, and Edwin Smith. Honorary pallbearers are the Deacons of Okolona Baptist Church.
The family extends special thanks to the nurses, doctors, and staff at El Reposo Nursing Facility.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Okolona Baptist Church, 6628 County Road 236, Town Creek, AL 35672.