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Miriam Guill Goodwin

SoVaNow.com / January 04, 2013
Miriam “Sweet Pea” Guill Goodwin of 5224 Green Level Road, Scottsburg died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at the age of 79. She was born in Halifax County on Dec. 27, 1933 to Orpha Snead Guill and the late Joseph Guill and was married to the late James David Goodwin. She was a member of Fork Baptist Church and was a retired cashier at Wal-Mart.

Survivors include her mother Orpha S. Guill of Scottsburg; two sons, Randy Womack and wife Barbara of Chesapeake and Tony Womack and wife Karen of Lynchburg; a daughter, Lisa Wade and husband Jeremy of Scottsburg; eight grandchildren, Ryan Womack and wife Christy, Wayne Womack, Tracy Womack, Sarah Newcomb and husband Josh, Brandon Womack and wife Melanie, Brooke Mask, Bobbie Lynn Wade and Brennan Wade; and seven great-grandchildren, Dustin Womack, Zachary Newcomb, Bentley Womack, Kristen Womack, Andrew Womack, Lydia Womack, and Aiden Womack. She was preceded in death by her husband, father, and three brothers.

A funeral will be held Thursday, Jan. 3 at 2 p.m. at Brooks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jason Murray and Rev. David Rathel officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Cemetery.

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