by Paul Adkins
BRUNO, W.Va. — Betty Lura “Lou” Goodman-Brumfield, 87, of Bruno, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, October 6, 2012, after a long illness.
Born August 5, 1925, at Christian, she was a daughter of the late James Edward and Lottie Toler Goodman. Also preceding her in death was her loving husband, Clayton “Zeke” Brumfield; two sons, Howard Lee Brumfield and Joe Randolph Brumfield; four grandsons, Scotty Spears, Calvin Stewart Spears, Johnathan Dene Miller and Joe Brumfield; five brothers, Harry Goodman, Robert Bud Goodman, Eugene Goodman, Elmer Goodman and Bill Goodman-McQuithy, and six sisters, Nina Grimmett, Nellie Likens, Sybil Plymale, Alberta Combs, Mabel Goodman, and Tressie Goodman.
Betty was of the Pentecostal faith and an avid member of the working community with various job titles. Her performances were at Nuttin Fancy Restaurant, Colonial Room Restaurant, Browning Dust and Arlie’s. Her favorite trade was child care. She touched many young lives by teaching them to love, forgive and cherish family and friends.
Those left to cherish her memory include her five children, William R. (Geri) Brumfield of Sterling Heights, Mich., Lila Brumfield of Oceana, Tishie Ann (Larry Dene) Brumfield-Miller of Oceana, Clayton E. (Belinda) Brumfield Jr. of Christian, and Craig (Gail) Brumfield of Bruno; one brother, Bob Goodman of Newark, Ohio; one sister, Lola Goodman of Christian; two daughters-in-law, Anna Brumfield of Howell, Mich., and Dorothy Brumfield of Logan; 27 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren, all of whom were cherished and close to her heart, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 9, at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Proffitt officiating. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Clayton Brumfield Jr., Hunk Goodman, Chris Stone, Chantz Trent, Clay Brumfield, Thurman Goodman Jr., and Troy Goodman.
Betty’s family wishes to extend a special thank you to her granddaughters that took special care of her, Tishie Michell Brumfield-Stone and April Brumfield-Browning. The family would also like to thank, Dignity Hospice, ARH Home Health, Dr. Michael Muscari, Jennifer Stewart, PA of Family Healthcare Associates, and to everyone that has supported and prayed for us during this critical time.
Condolences maybe left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home of Man.
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