April 17, 1933 - November 28, 2021
Frances S. Goodman, 88, of Toccoa passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021. Born in Kansas in 1933, Frances was the daughter of the late Joseph & Mary Elizabeth Sandmann. Frances was a proud mother and grandmother, as well as a member of Clarkesville Baptist Church. In addition to a long career at Ethicon in Cornelia, she is remembered as a friendly face at the Cornelia Wal-Mart, and a helpful neighbor who embodied midwestern hospitality. She was an avid supporter of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren’s various school events, dance performances, music recitals, science clubs, FFA adventures, scout clubs, and more. She is survived by her husband Harley, with whom she celebrated 72 wonderful years of marriage, her daughter Shirley Doss, son Dennis Goodman, and granddaughter Amber Harmon who they adopted and enthusiastically spoiled as their fourth child. Survivors also include brother Tony Sandmann, sister-in-law Colleen Sandmann, sons-in-law Dennis Doss and Mark Harmon, daughter-in-law Deborah Goodman, grandchildren James Milligan, Ricky Goodman, II, DJ Goodman, great-grandsons Nathaniel Doss and Sebastian Harmon, great-granddaughter Lilly Goodman, and a multitude of nieces, nephews, and neighbors she adored. Members of Frances’s Welcoming Committee to Heaven include her late son Ricky Goodman, sister Mary Catherine Halcomb, brothers Joe Sandmann and Jack Sandmann. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Saturday, December 4, 2021, at the Whitfield Funeral Home and Crematory, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia with Rev. Grady Walden officiating. Interment will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home from 5:00-7:00 PM Friday, December 3, 2021. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel at 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535. Telephone: 706-778-1700.
Frances S. Goodman, 88, of Toccoa passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021. Born in Kansas in 1933, Frances was the daughter of the late Joseph & Mary Elizabeth Sandmann. Frances was a proud mother and grandmother, as well as a member of... View Obituary & Service Information
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