5/25/14 —– Jewell Goodman

Funeral services for Mrs. Jewell Goodman, age 96, of Pelham, TN, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Mirian Seyler officiating.

Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery in Grundy County.

Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Saturday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Goodman passed away Sunday at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma. 

Mrs. Goodman was born in Pelham, TN, the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland and Bessie Meeks Hamby.

After graduating from Middle Tennessee State University, she taught in several elementary schools. She was a retired Grundy County High School English teacher and the owner of Pelham Food Market. She was a member of the Pelham United Methodist Church. Jewell loved gardening, singing in the church choir, working in her store with her sister, Ms. Melrose, and giving candy to the children of the Pelham Community. 

In addition to her parents, Jewell was also preceded in death by her husband, Lude C. Goodman; one brother, Hagen Hamby; and one sister, Nana Lou Hamby Meeks.

 She is survived by her sister, Melrose Holder of Pelham; two nieces, Rosalyn Holder (Dr. Charles) Bennett and Joy Meeks (Fred) Yarbro; two nephews, Edward Donevan (Patricia) Holder and Grant Meeks; two great nieces, Alicia Dawn (Jim) Halbert and Brittany Yarbro; great, great niece,  Kathryn Halbert; and great, great nephew, Reid C. Halbert.

Manchester Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.flower7