Posted on Feb 5th,2014 in Rutherfordton
Iva Jean Goode, 81, of Forest City, died Tuesday, February 04, 2014 at Hospice House. She was a native of Rutherford County and the daughter of the late Delas Hooper and Lois Conner Hooper. Jean was a seamstress until her retirement and a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church and former president of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 57 years Fred Goode, daughters; Jeannie Blackwell(Chuck) of Forest City and Pamela Johnson(Eddie) of Moncks Corner, SC, grandchildren; Perry Blackwell(Jackie) of Hendersonville, TN, Ricky Blackwell(Karese) of Baileyton, TN, Tina Johnson of Charleston, SC, Lucas Johnson, Moncks Corner, SC, and Clinton Johnson of Moncks Corner, SC, Great-Grandchildren; Jacob and Peyton Blackwell of Hendersonville, NC, and Katelynn and Garret Blackwell of Baileyton, TN, brothers; Rev. Ray Hooper of Forest City, Dan Hooper of Maryland, Stanley Hooper and Allen Hooper of Forest City, sisters; Leona Pilgrim, Doris Harris, Terry Edney, Marlene Coffey, and Elaine Jones all of Forest City, and a number of nieces, nephews, and in-laws. Funeral Services will be held at 2PM on Friday, February 7, 2013 at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with Dr. Scott Courtney officiating. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the Church Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City NC 28043.