Mary Cochran GoodwinJune 1, 1925 ~ September 22, 2017 (age 92)
Mary Cochran Goodwin age 92 died Friday September 22, 2017 at her residence in Lebanon, TN. A native of Medina, Tennessee, Mrs. Goodwin was the daughter of J.Y. & Willie Floy Cochran. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Elaine Lunn Walker; granddaughter, Tammie McIntyre; the father of her children, Dorsey T. Lunn Jr.; & her husband of 40 years, Robert C. Goodwin. She is survived by her children, Martha Harvey of Lebanon, Tn.; Marie Syler & her husband Kerry of Lynchburg, Tn,; Dorsey T. Lunn III & his wife Diane of Murfreesboro, Tn.; & Robert L. Goodwin & his wife Pam of Nashville, Tn.; 8 grandchildren & 16 great grandchildren. A very special thank you is extended to her caregivers who shared daily responsibilities during the last year; Darlene Iarocci & the Kindred Hospice Team; granddaughter Leanne Davis and special friend, La Mecia Waters.
In the 1960's, Mrs. Goodwin served as registrar for the School of Engineering at Vanderbilt University and later worked for the Tennessee State Department of Education, a position from which she retired.
Mrs. Goodwin worked, worshipped, and raised her children in Nashville until 2003 when she and her husband Bob moved next door to her daughter in Lebanon. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, and all who knew her will remember her deep faith in Christ, her quick wit, & her graciousness.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday September 26th 11:00 a.m. until funeral services at 1:00 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel. Pastor John Hunn will officiate the service. Interment, Wilson Co. Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers she requested that contributions be given to the building fund at Immauel Baptist Church or Kindred Hospice. PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL(615) 444-7007 OBITUARY LINE (615) 444-7700.