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Myra Callie Goodwin, 101
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Myra Callie Goodwin, 101, of McMinnville passed away on Wednesday, June 15, at Westmoreland Care and Rehab Center in Westmoreland, TN.

Myra was born Tuesday, July 6, 1920 in Coffee County, the daughter of the late Essie Leigh Lassiter and John Franklin Powell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Willie Herman Goodwin, four sisters, one brother, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Mrs. Goodwin is survived by five sons, Willie Frank and Joan Goodwin of Conroe, Texas, Leroy and Vonda Goodwin of Scottsville, Ky., Claude Dean Goodwin of Auburn Hills, Mich., James Gary and Pam Goodwin of Bowling Green, Ky., and Author Glynn Goodwin of McMinnville, two daughters, Myrna Darlene Gillespie of Katy, Texas and Deborah Ann Stepp of Hendersonville, 10 grandchildren, Renee, Samantha, Brian, Rebecca, Aaron, Travis, Melody, Kyle, Cal and Taylor, 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was a seamstress and a member of the Church of God.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at The Gardens of Memory Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery in McMinnville. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, at The Gardens of Memory Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

Gardens of Memory is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 19, 2022