The Timeless Tribute for Mrs. Goodin is now available.


           Mrs. Jeanette Lewis Goodin, well known as “Nanny” or Aunt Jenny, was born in Smithville, Lee County, Georgia on February 11, 1944 to the late Mrs. Lutherine Ware Lewis and the late Mr. Dave Sutton.


           She was educated in the Lee County public school system. At an early age, she joined the Green Grove Baptist Church family where she was an active member until her health failed, serving on multiple ministries, including one of her favorites as a church greeter. Jeanette was a member of Rohoma, Chapter No. 200 of Order of the Eastern Star, Plains, GA.


           In 1962, she was united in Holy Matrimony to Mr. Eugene Goodin. They were blessed with three children, her only son preceding her in death, Stanley Goodin. She is also preceded in death by two siblings, Ada Lewis and Joyce Daniels and one grandson, Jay Goodin. At home, on New Year’s, she transitioned to her new home to be with the Lord.


           Nanny had a caring heart and soul for helping others. She enjoyed greeting people with a loving smile and warm hug. She was loved by many and truly showed loved to them all. Whether she was your Nanny or Aunt Jenny, she was that and more to us all. 


           She leaves to cherish her legacy of love to her husband of 55 years, Eugene Goodin, Smithville, GA; Two devoted daughters, a loving caregiver Theresa (Ricky) Myrick, and Chatriala “Vonda” Goodin (Willie), both of Smithville. A devoted niece, as she raised as her God-daughter, Sharon (Cedric) Walker, Smithville GA; two grandchildren, Shalnica (Nicholas) French,  Lavona “Chantall” Goodin, both in Smithville GA; two God-sons, Franklin Dismuke III, Albany GA; Andre (Catrina) Dismuke, Jacksonville FL; One loving great- granddaughter, Eiliyah “Liyah” Brown, Smithville GA; two brothers, Robert L. Lewis, Atlanta GA; and Randolph Lewis, Smithville GA; one sister, Linda (Charlie) Thomas, both of Smithville GA; one brother-in-law, Willie (Millicent) Gooden, Jr., Springfield, VA; one sister-in-law, Minnie Cooper, Americus GA. 6 devoted nieces, including, Veronica (Quan) Arline, Americus GA; Robin (Ricky) Waters, Constance (Alfred) Lewis, both of Smithville GA; Daychal Lewis, Leesburg GA; Deatrice (Kelvin) Carter, Atlanta, GA; Stefanie (Moises) Pulido, Arlington, VA. 9 loving nephews, Johnny Terry, Corning NY; Tony (Danena) Lewis; Atlanta GA; Keith (Renee)Thomas Jacksonville, FL; Kelvin French, Albany GA; Cletus French, Timothy French both of Smithville GA; Terrence (Shanita) French, Leesburg GA; Wayne Gooden, Alexandria, VA;  two God-sons; Charlie (Cassandra) Barner and Lonza Rivers, many caring and loving friends, Ethel Scott, Rev. and Mrs. Hosie. Waters, Pastor Joe Clark, and the Green Grove Church Family, the Saffi family, family pet Tody, a host of, great nieces and nephews, cousins, sorrowing friends also survive.