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Martha Ann Goad

Martha Ann GoadLaurensMartha Ann Goad, 85, of 605 S. Harper St. and widow of Ernest Harold Goad, passed away Friday, November 11, 2016, at her home.Born in Hope, Arkansas, she was a daughter of the late David Lawrence Sullivan and Mable Douthit Carpenter. Mrs. Goad was the legal secretary for the Marshall Abercrombie Law Firm. A member of First United Methodist Church, she was a member of the Wesley Class and secretary of the Council of Ministry. A former president of the Laurens Business and Professional Women, she was the founder and first president of the Laurens Legal Secretary Association. She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary.Surviving are her daughters, Lou Ann Wakeland and husband Steven of Laurens and Elizabeth Love Hatfield and husband Dr. David Hatfield of Severn, Maryland; sister Davalene Sullivan Burch of Louisville, KY; grandson, Michael Taylor of Charlotte; great granddaughter, Aubrey Morton of Charlotte; and numerous nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm, Sunday, November 13, 2016, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel conducted by Rev. Alice MacKeil. Burial in Arlington National Cemetery will be held at a later date.The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary immediately following the service.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 500 Academy St., Clinton, SC 29325, or to a charity of one's choice.Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Martha Ann Goad please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Arlington National Cemetery
1 Memorial Drive
Arlington, VA, 22202


NOV 13. 3:00 PM (EST)

The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel

606 W. Main St.

Laurens, SC

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We are very sorry to hear of your great loss.Billie and Jim Burns

Billie Burns Nov 20 2016 12:00 AM

I want to express my condolences for your dear loss. In such a time as this may you receive needed support from family and friends. I hope the following Bible passages will be of comfort and hope too as they have for me: Psalms 34:18,19, Jeremiah 29:11,12 and Rev. 21:3,4.

rw Nov 13 2016 12:00 AM

Thank you Lou Ann and Steve for the many years you cared for her and other family members. God bless you. I was so blessed to have such a sweet caring sister filled with 85 years of love,joy, fun and beautiful memories. We shared good and sad times and always were best of friends. My heart is so sad and lonely, and how I will miss my phone calls sharing news, help with puzzles, football games, jokes,etc! I know you are in God's hands, sweet sister, since you suffered so much on earth. My love to all in Laurens and Maryland ! :heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart:

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