Betty Frances Love Goodson, 80, of McGehee, passed away on March 30, 2020.

She was born in Ethel, Mississippu on November 12, 1939 to the late Robert Edward Love and Lillian Estelle Breazeale Love.

Mrs. Goodson worked as school secretary for the McGehee School District for more than 32 years. She volunteered with the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention and was a member of the Nail Benders Group, an organization that volunteers to build churches. She was a dedicated member at First Baptist Church of McGehee, where she served on many committees.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Goodson; grandson, Seth Hopson; brother, John Love.

Survivors include her daughter, Laura (Wayne) Leek of McGehee; sons, David Goodson of McGehee and Jon (Jennifer) Goodson of Milan, Tennessee; a brother, Robert (Jan) Love of North Carolina; a sister, Linda (Tim) Philhower of Texas; grandchildren, Eme Hopson of Little Rock, Olivia Leek of Starkville, Mississippi, Andrew (Mallory) Goodson of Jonesboro, Drake (Bethany) Goodson of Little Rock, Chase Goodson of Jonesboro, Jake Goodson of Milan, Tennessee and Julianna Goodson of Milan, Tennessee.

A private graveside service will be held with a Celebration of Life Service at a later date. Memorials may be made to Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800 or First Baptist Church of McGehee Youth Department, P.O. Box 133, McGehee, AR 71654.