Margie S. Goodson

Margie S. Goodson, 74, of Columbia City, IN, and formerly of Zanesville, IN, died Friday June 1, 2018, at 12:15 p.m. following a car accident.

Mrs. Goodson attended Allen County schools and graduated from South Side High School in 1962. She went on to attend Commercial Business College to earn her associate degree and went to LPN Nursing School. She and her husband lived in Terre Haute and Wisconsin Rapids, WI,  for 17 years. She moved to Columbia City in 1985 and moved to Fort Wayne six months ago following her husband’s death. She worked in geriatrics in Whitley County for numerous years and at ResCare Inc. in Fort Wayne from 1998 until 2011. She was a member of Columbia City United Methodist Church and Big Brothers/Big Sisters in Columbia City.

She was born Oct. 26, 1943, in Zanesville to Martin L. and Gladys M. Beerbower Lehman. She married Donald “Andy” Goodson in Fort Wayne on May 7, 1966, and he preceded her in death in April 2017.

Survivors include a daughter, Sarah Goodson, of Fort Wayne; a son, James (April Sniadecki) Goodson, of South Bend; a sister, Shirley Shafer, of Indianapolis; and two grandsons, Drew Goodson and Leo Goodson.

Calling is Friday, June 8, 2018, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. A funeral service will be held Saturday, June 9, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Fred Stayton officiating.

Memorials are to Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana.

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