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Letha Celee Goodroe

  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Sep. 18, 2020 - 3:54 PM

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Letha Celee Goodroe, age 95 of Newnan, Georgia died Monday, September 7, 2020.

Ms. Goodroe was born in Coweta County, Georgia on October 9, 1924, the daughter of the late Joseph Thomas Goodroe and Izzie Robards Goodroe. She was a member of East Newnan Baptist Church and was retired from Playtex Corporation in Newnan.

Survivors include daughters, Jane (David) Kee and Liz (Robert) Green; grandchildren Matthew Kee, Amanda Kee Stasel, Candace Green Johnston and Lindsey Green Cambardella; great-grandchildren Brianna Bridges, Cole Bridges, Fiona Stasel, Maisy Stasel, Aubrey Johnston and Perry Cambardella. Also surviving is her sister Barbara Marshburn. There is also an extended family of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers Doyle Goodroe, Elton Goodroe, Bill Goodroe, Maurice Goodroe and sister Sadie Eidson.

A private family graveside service will be held on September 27th at 11 am in Oakhill Cemetery, with Rev. Jack Kee and Rev. Dan Akins officiating.

The family would like to thank the staff and caregivers of Corinth Road Personal Care/Assisted Living Home and Sacred Journey Hospice for all the love, care and support given to our Mother for the past three months. Rather than flowers, the family respectfully requests that contributions be made in Letha's memory to Sacred Journey Hospice, designated for The Foundation, 60 Oak Hill Blvd, Suite 203, Newnan, Georgia 30265. 678-583-0717.