Funeral services for Carole Goodnight will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 05, 2010, at First Baptist Church of Shallowater with Rev. Mitch Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at City of Lubbock Cemetery.
Carole was born to Jesse and Ruth Blakeway, October 04, 1940, in Dallas, Texas. She grew up in Amarillo and married Rev. Walter H. Goodnight, June 12, 1959, in Amarillo. Her life-long passion was religious music, and she served as pianist in the churches pastored by her husband.
In addition to being a loving wife, a caring mother and grandmother, Carole owned and operated her own real estate sales and management company, and also worked in insurance.
She is survived by her husband, Walter, of the home, a son, Duane Goodnight (Deborah) of Dallas, a daughter, Gayle Burgett (Rod) of Shallowater, four grandchildren, Danielle Burgett of Shallowater, Joshua Burgett (Mallory) of Plainview, Allison Talley (Ty) of Bethseda, Maryland, and McCall Goodnight of Kilgore. In addition, she is survived by two sisters, Mary Beyers of Dallas, and Juannella Crisp of Amarillo.
Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, August 04, 2010, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at White Funeral Home, 2210 Broadway, Lubbock.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made in Carole's honor to VistaCare Hospice, 1717 Norfolk, Lubbock, Texas, 79416.