Thelma Maye Goodwin(1918 - 2013)

Thelma Maye Goodwin 02/28/1918 - 08/19/2013 Thelma passed away at the age of 95, she was a strong women and leaves behind a strong path for her, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, to follow. Thelma and her late husband Crockett M Goodwin built a foundation for our lives, their lives proved with a dream and a plan mountains can be moved. Marriage was build to last and family is suppose to stick together & that's why we're here on earth to help each other. She showed us that a mothers and a grandmothers love is greater than our heaviest burden. She left behind a memory, a lesson, or a skill with each and every one of us. From the smell of sweet potato pies on the holidays to the warm blankets she made each of us. Her presents is one that could never be replaced, even know our hearts are broken, and we're sad for our loss. We know deep down, heaven got an angel and grandma got her wings.

Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 23, 2013