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James Leland Goodman

July 30, 1933 ~ March 17, 2022 (age 88)

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Mr. James Leland Goodman, age 88, transitioned from earth to glory on March 17, 2022. Mr. Goodman was born in Hoke County on July 30, 1933 to the late James Roy Goodman and Jessie Morrison Goodman. On September 26, 2009 James was preceded in death by his wife Mrs. Magdaline “Allene” Hough Goodman.

He leaves to cherish his memories: Daughters: Ms. Ruby Lene Goodman, and Mrs. Deborah Ann Goodman Ross (Jerry). Grandchildren: Dr. Jessica Shavonne Ross-Evans (Christian), Mr.Jeremy Trayvon Ross (Amanda), Mr. Emmanuel Lewis Ross. Great-Grandchildren: Sonia Michelle Ross, Ethan James Ross, and Zander Avery Evans. Sister-in-law: Ms. Dasiree Hough and Godchildren: Mr. David Hough (Minister Cindy), Rev. Stella Edens, Co-Pastor Prophetess Stephanie Balaam (Pastor Tyson), Mrs. Linda Byrd (Marshall) and Mrs. Yvonne Norris. He will be immensely missed by all the lives he touched in his 88 years. 

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 2 PM at the Leach Springs Missionary Baptist Church in Raeford, NC. 

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 Service Program


Public Viewing
March 19, 2022

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Pauline T Buie Chapel
543 Vass Road
Raeford, North Carolina 28376

Celebration of Life
March 20, 2022

2:00 PM
Leach Springs Missionary Baptist Church
821 Arabia Road
Raeford, North Carolina 28376

March 20, 2022

3:30 PM
Bridges Grove AME Zion Church Cemetery
251 Bridges Grove Church Road
Shannon, NC 28386

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