Elizabeth Hipps Goodman

05/18/1927 – 09/11/2021

Obituary for Elizabeth Hipps Goodman

Elizabeth Hipps Goodman

Elizabeth Hipps Goodman, a life well lived, following the disciplines of our Lord, born May 18, 1927 in Knoxville, Tennessee, peacefully entered into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Saturday, September 11, 2021.

Sis. Goodman was united in holy matrimony to the late Freddie Lee Goodman and
to this union three children were born, Patricia Olivia, Athanese, and Bennie Lee Goodman.

She attended the Knoxville City Schools and is a graduate of Austin High.

Sis. Goodman was employed for many years with Atlanta Life Insurance.

She professed her hope and love for Jesus Christ and was a faithful member of the Canaan Baptist Church under the pastorate of Dr. Harold Middlebrook. She loved serving the Lord and taking care of her family. She also loved cooking nourishing meals for her family and tending to her flower gardens.

Along with her husband, Freddie Lee and daughters, Patricia and Athanese, she was preceded in death by mother, Altee Selsom; sister, Audrey Booker, grandson, Gaines Rodgers Lenoir III.

Left to cherish her memory are her devoted son, Bennie Goodman and his wife, Maria; granddaughter, Azure Stacy; grandsons, Damon Lenoir and Miguel Pettus and his wife Rochelle; great-grandchildren, Kjuan Stacy-Wright, Michael Dardin, Gracie, Selena, Seven, and Bentley Pettus, Damon Jr., Shante, Deanna, Darion, Brianna, and Devin Lenoir, Cherry and Ariel; special sister-in-law, Juanita Goodman, and special friends, Stacy Cotton and Helen Waters; many other family members and friends.

Family will receive friends, 12:00-12:30 p.m., Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Mt. Zion
Baptist Church, 195 Wilberforce Avenue, Oak Ridge,TN; homegoing celebration, 12:30 p.m., Elder Henry Watson, Officiating, Rev. Dr. Harold Middlebrook, Eulogist.

Interment Oak Ridge Memorial Park.


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Receiving of Friends

Saturday, September 18, 2021
12:00-12:30 p.m.
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
195 Wilberforce Avenue, Oak Ridge,TN

Homegoing Celebration

Saturday, September 18, 2021
12:30 p.m.
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
195 Wilberforce Avenue, Oak Ridge,TN


Saturday, September 18, 2021
Oak Ridge Memorial Park
1501 Bethel Valley Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

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