NEWPORT NEWS - Samarie L. Goodman, 95, departed this life on August 1, 2014. She was born in Newport News to the late Cary and Zelma Goodman. She attended Phenix High School and was a graduate of Hampton Institute, Class of 1938. Ms. Goodman retired as a civilian payroll clerk in the finance department at Fort Eustis after 23 years of service. She began working as a secretary at O.H. Smith's Funeral Home in 1944 and became a licensed funeral director in 1949. Her long and dedicated service at the funeral home continued until her semi-retirement in 1997. A celebration of life service will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at O.H. Smith & Son Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Pleasant Shade Cemetery. Viewing will be held from 2-7 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.
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O. H. Smith & Son Funeral Home - Newport News
3009 Chestnut Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607
Published in Daily Press from Aug. 3 to Aug. 9, 2014