Stella Goodson, 97

Stella Mae Bourland Goodson, 97, of Fulton, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
She was born Sept. 2, 1915, to Byron E. and Hessie Wood Bourland in Itawamba County. She was a member of East Fulton Baptist Church, and former longtime member of Guntown Baptist Church and Sherman Baptist Church. She enjoyed yard work, traveling, going to church and spending time with her family. She was the owner of Stella’s Fabrics for many years before her retirement.
Services were at 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, at Senter Funeral Home in Fulton. Bro. Gary Smith and Bro. Russ Crosswhite officiated. Burial was in Keyes Cemetery.
She is survived by three daughters, Nancy (James H.) Bruce of Blue Springs, Ellen G. (Billy ) Todd of Fulton and Maggie (Richard) Davis of Fulton; one son, William B. (Gogie) Goodson of Baldwyn; 10 grandsons, Mike (Jennifer) Bruce of Blue Springs, Jim R. Bruce of Tupelo, Lee (Belinda) Bruce of Mooreville, Kevin (Selena) Nolan of Fulton, Cole (Mollie) Goodson of Guntown, Cory (Laura Jane) Goodson of Madison, Will (Ashley) Davis of Tupelo, Mike (Cathy) Todd of Fulton, Mark (Martha) Todd of Fulton and John Holland; four granddaughters, Beth (Bobby) McCuiston of Murray, Ky., Deanna (Russ) Harrington of Tupelo, Nan (Rick) Mitchell of Fulton and Gina (Jeremie) Bray of Burnsville; 27 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Pallbearers were Mike Bruce, Jim Bruce, Lee Bruce, Kevin Nolan, Cole Goodson, Cory Goodson, Will Davis, Mark Todd, Mike Todd and John Holland.
Memorials may be made to Three Rivers, Itawamba Meals on Wheels, c/o Patricia Jenkins, P.O. Box 690, Pontotoc, MS 38863.
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