The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


June 19, 2014

Martha Goode

— Martha Alene Goode, 82, of Athens, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at her residence. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Spry Funeral Home with Robert Hall officiating. Burial will be at Sunnyhill Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Goode was born Feb. 21, 1932, in Lauderdale County. She was a member of Tanner Church of Christ and was retired from Prestolite and Johnson & Morris Grocery.

Survivors include her husband, Orville J. Goode of Athens; three sons, Shannon Bloodworth of Athens, Sherrill Bloodworth and wife Becky of Lubbock, Texas, and Jim Goode of Athens; three daughters, Regina Roberts, Rhonda Nelms, and Peggy Adams and husband Billy, all of Athens; grandchildren, Jamie Nelms, Jason Nelms, Crystal Hewlett, Lori Watson, Cindy Bloodworth, Starra Hodges, Will Adams, B.J. Bloodworth, Joe Bloodworth, Justin Goode and Kaylee Goode; 19 great-grandchildren;  and one great-great-granddaughter.

Pallbearers will be Jamie Nelms, Jason Nelms, Hunter Gage Nelms, Will Adams, Justin Goode, B.J. Bloodworth and Joe Bloodworth.

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