Our Sincere Sympathy


James Goodson
August 29, 1944 - May 4, 2002
1962 Moss Graduate

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     Services for James Goodson, 57, Harrah, Ok. were at 2:00 P.M., May 7, 2002 at Lamar Community Center. James Branscum officiated with burial at Lamar Cemetery, Lamar, Ok.
     Mr. Goodson died May 4, 2002, at Harrah, Ok. He was born August 29, 1944, at Midwest City, Ok. to Wesley and Mary Owens Goodson.
     He was raised in the Lamar area and attended school at Lamar and Moss where he graduated. He was married to Jeanie Chastain on December 26, 1969 at Tulsa, Oklahoma  and had lived in Harrah, Ok. for the past 22 years.
     He worked for the United States Department of Agriculture Fruits and Vegetable Inspection Department for 32 years. His last assignment was as federal supervisor. James enjoyed his work, his children and his grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by his father, Wesley Goodson, and two brothers, Gary and Jerry Goodson.
     Survivors include his wife, Jeanie, of the home; three sons, David Goodson and his wife, Holly, Midwest City, Ok., Douglas Goodson and his wife, Christy, of Joliet, IL., and Steven Goodson of Harrah, Ok.; his mother, Mary Goodson of Lamar, Ok.; two grandchildren, Dustin and Cheyenne Goodson of Joliet, IL.
Four brothers, John and Beverly Goodson of Lamar, Ok.,  Mike and Denise Goodson of  Holdenville, Ok., Mark and Debbie Goodson of Wetumka, Ok. and Ron and Effie Goodson of Lamar, Ok.; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
     Pallbearers were Gary Barton, David Spencer, Garry Phillips, Benny Wheat, Ken House and Patrick Conner. Honorary pallbearers were Chad Barton and Rocky Rowlett. 
     Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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