Claudette Carter Goad, The Lady from Goshen Road, age 79 passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. She is preceded in death by her parents, Claud Carter & Pauline Davenport Carter; & husband, Robert Wayne Goad the love of her life for over fifty years. She is survived by her daughters, Robbie & Bethany & her son-in-law, Tommy Wright; three grandchildren, Olivia Wright, Caroline Wright & Carter Whitaker; brother-in-law, Earl Goad; & many special family members & friends.
She was a loving mother & grandmother and a member of the Maple Hill Christ of Christ. She was a member of the 1957 class of Lebanon High School & graduate of Cumberland University. Claudette was a light that you don't often find in the world today. From her common sense wisdom to her sense of humor. she had a way of touching lives that left you feeling lighter and happier for having spent time with her. Her influence on others had no boundaries. Being an only child, she surrounded herself with people that became her family. One of her greatest joys was spending time with friends, and she was always ready to listen, laugh, & love. She often kept her bags packed for the occasional adventure that might come her way. To say Claudette will be missed is an understatement. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 7th from 1 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Maple Hill Church of Christ. Visitation Sunday, July 8th from 12:30 p.m. until funeral service at 2:00 p.m. in the Maple Hill Church of Christ. Bro. Dickey Johnson will officiate the services. Interment will follow in the Goshen Cemetery. Active pallbearers, Steven Young, Justin Wright, Aaron Jenkins, Rusty Gray, Jimmy Goad, & Zachry Hines. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to "Dette's Wish" which is a fund to support children in need in the Lebanon Special School District. Donations may be sent to Southern Bank of Tennessee,1213 West Main St., Lebanon, TN 37087.
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