Lillie Dee Foote Goad
Dec. 19, 2008
Funeral for Lillie Dee Foote Goad, 80, of Hartselle was Monday, Dec. 22, at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Laney officiating.
Burial was in Cedar Creek Cemetery.
Mrs. Goad died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 9, 1928, in the family home on Walker Road in Hartselle to Arthur Homer Foote and Lillie Rodgers Foote, who died giving birth to Lillie and her twin brother. She loved the Lord and attended Abundant Life Assembly of God Church. She was the greatest mother, grandmother and friend and was a generous and loving neighbor. She loved to garden and shared her harvest and loved flowers and worked hard to have a pretty yard. She retired in 1994 from General Electric in Decatur after 17 years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Charles Edward “Pete” Goad; her parents; her stepmother, Geneva Foote;
two sons, Kenneth Goad and Michael Lamar Goad; a sister, Faye Richards; a brother, Howard Foote; and a granddaughter, Christina Brianna Goad.
She is survived by two daughters, Judy Burnett and husband Ronald and Doris Goad, both of Hartselle; three brothers, Willie B, Foote of Hartselle, Richard Foote of Moulton and Jerry Foote of Decatur; five sisters, Frances Shaneyfelt and Debbie Miller, both of Hartselle, Helen Johnson of Falkville, Alenda Sims of Danville and Peggy Harvey of Sylacauga; a very special brother-in-law who she helped raise after his mother died when he was five, James Ray Goad of Arizona; three grandsons, Mark Burnett, David Goad and Daniel Goad; and two great-grandsons, Davey Burnett and Jarrett Burnett; and a host of nephews, nieces and friends.
Pallbearers were grandsons and nephews.