Dorothy C. Goodney

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  • "Mrs. Goodney was the most wonderful Home Ed teacher of all..."
    - Jennifer Green
  • "Rest in Peace Mama."
    - Dorcas Goodney
  • "sorry for your loss Anthony"
    - Phillip Petty
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    - Dawn Collum
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Dorothy Conner Goodney, born July 30, 1931, passed away October 8, 2017. Dorothy was born in the Heights in Houston, Texas. Later the family moved to New Waverly, TX where she grew up on a diary farm. Dorothy met Kie Goodney while she was picking blackberries. Kie had returned from serving in the Army in World War II, then they married. After having 3 children and a husband running a feed business, Dorothy finished high school and went on to college earning her degree. She taught school at New Caney Middle school for 26 years, loving the children and enjoying her career.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her sister Hilda, brothers Henry, Raymond and Orville. She leaves behind sisters-in law Shirley Goodney and Martha Conner; her children, son Anthony Goodney and wife Debbie, daughter Dorthia Hefner, Kathleen Goodney and Donald Brown and Kristen Christensen; numerous grandchildren including Clay Goodney, Keely Parrish, Kaylee Cox, Kristhopher Cox and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services will be graveside at the Willis Cemetery, on Tuesday, October 10, at 10:00 AM, officiated by Rev. Bill Taylor. Condolences may be left at


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Published on from Oct. 11 to Oct. 24, 2017