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Gale Richardson Goodwin

February 9, 1944 ~ September 9, 2021 (age 77)


Gale Richardson Goodwin of Cordova, TN passed away September 9, 2021 at the age of 77.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius C. Richardson and Vaycie McGee Richardson and brother, Glen Richardson. 

Gale is survived by her husband of 58 years, Larry L. Goodwin and daughters, Laura G. Carter (Charles) and Karen E. Goodwin.  She is also survived by her grandchildren, Ainsley Carter and Aubrey Carter. 

She was born in Sledge, MS on February 9, 1944 and attended Sledge High School.  She graduated from Memphis State University in 1966 with a degree in education.

Gale loved teaching children and educated innumerable elementary students over her decades of teaching at districts including Memphis City Schools, New Caney TX ISD, and Tipton County School District. 

After her retirement from teaching, Gale spent her time enjoying reading Christian books, spoiling her cats, and being a proud grandmother. 


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Graveside Service
September 18, 2021

11:00 AM
Longtown Cemetery
Sees Chapel Rd.
Longtown, MS 38621

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