Donis Ruth Gooden


Donis Ruth Gooden, age 79, of Buckhannon, the Kesling Mill Community, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.  

She was born on August 18, 1940, in Tenmile, WV, a daughter of the late Wesley Harper and Dora Mae Sipe DeMoss.  

She is survived by her husband of sixty years, Marvin Gooden.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by six children:  Tim Gooden and wife Sissy, Mark Gooden, Diane Gooden and fiancé David Smith, Kim Grimes, Rod Gooden and wife Susie, and Karmen and husband Ted Loudin; grandchildren:  Tim II, April, Shannon, Emily, Josh, Mark II, Chelsea, Chasity, and Skyler; six brothers:  Dave, Bill, Carroll, Randy, Mike, and Kerry DeMoss; and one sister Geri Criner.

She was preceded in death by one grandson Travis and siblings: Robert DeMoss, Jamsie Sipe, Warren DeMoss, and Eva Howdyshell.

Donis loved going to church, listening to gospel and old country music, and the outdoors, and she loved to sing karaoke.   

A graveside service will be held for the public on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 12:00 Noon at the Lanham Cemetery at Queens with Pastor Tim Lewis officiating.  Online condolences may be extended to the Gooden Family at www.heavnerandcutright.com  The Gooden family entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services with funeral arrangements.

 

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