Margaret P. Goodman Russell, age 78, of Calhoun passed away Friday, September 10, 2021, at her residence.
Margaret was a native of Decatur and longtime resident of Riceville before moving to Calhoun. She was a daughter of the late Dooley and Edith Lemons Goodman, and was preceded in death by her son James Russell on June 23, 2007, a sister; Peggy Shelton, and a brother; Buddy Goodman. She had most recently worked in the Riceville Elementary School cafeteria, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Athens.
Margaret is survived by her Husband of 59 years; Jim Russell of Calhoun.
Daughters Brenda Coates and husband Dana, of Calhoun and Audry Butts and husband Tony of Madisonville.
Grandchildren; Amanda Coates, Jessica Powers, Andrew Coates, and Jasmine Russell.
5 Great grandchildren.
Sisters; Wanda Clowers of Ten Mile; Faye Thomas of Harriman, Edna Berry of Dayton,
and Kathy Berry of Ten Mile.
Brothers; Robert Goodman of Ten Mile, Johnny Goodman and wife Frances of Harriman,
And Otis Goodman of Ten Mile.
The family will receive friends from 3 PM – 5 PM Monday, September 13, 2021 at Ziegler Funeral Home with a Funeral Service to follow at 5 pm with Amedisys Hospice Chaplain Rev. Michael Jackson officiating.
A Graveside service will follow in Niota Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Dana Coates, Andrew Coates, Tony Butts, Jason Powers, Tim Thompson and Tim McDonald.
The family would like to extend a thank you to Amedisys Hospice, and a special thanks to Sandra and Marie for providing care and love to Miss Margaret.
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