Helen Marie Goldsmith, 88, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Woodland Terrace Healthcare.
She was a native of Nelson County and was for-merly a member of St. James Catholic Church and Round Top Baptist Church. She formerly worked as the lunchroom supervisor at Lincoln Trail Elementary and was the first female bus driver for Hardin County Schools. She was a member of the Lincoln Trail China Painters Club and was an avid gardener. She was a fabulous cook, mother and grandmother and a three-time cancer survivor.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Lee Goldsmith; a son, Raynor Rhoden; her parents, Gobel and Ethel Mudd Woods; two sisters; and two brothers.
She is survived by two daughters, Marcie (Pete) Edlin of Howey, Fla., and Cheryl (Mike) Nalley of Liberty, Mo.; one brother, Gerald Woods of Louisville; one sister, Maxine Haywood of Birmingham, Ala.; five grandchildren, Tony Clark, April Tatom, Elizabeth Pearson, Olivia Nalley and Andrea Rhoden; and three great-grandchildren, Spencer Tatom, Miles Tatom and Alexander Pearson.
Visitation is from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Helping Hand of Hope.