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Harriet Linen Goodbody

Harriet Linen Goodbody, 99, of Charleston, S.C., wife of the late John Collett Goodbody passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.

A celebration of Harriet's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 6, 2013 in the Chapel at Bishop Gadsden, 1 Bishop Gadsden Way. Inurnment will be held at a later date at the Church of Our Saviour on Johns Island, S.C.

The family will greet friends at a reception following the service.

Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Mrs. Goodbody was born April 1, 1914 in Scranton, Pa., daughter of the late James Alexander and Genevieve Tuthill Linen. She was a 1936 graduate of Smith College and went on to serve as president of the Smith College Clubs in Westchester, N.Y., and Charleston, S.C. Mrs. Goodbody was a founding member of the Church of Our Saviour on Johns Island, S.C., and served as the editor for many years of the Jubilate Deo, retiring at 88. She was an active volunteer at Eastern State Mental Hospital in Williamsburg, Va., a former member of the New York State and National Mental Health Boards, and a member of the Westchester Mental Health Association, where she served several terms as president of the Board of Directors. For many years, both North and South, she was an enthusiastic golfer and duplicate bridge player.

She is survived by her daughters, Margaretta Niles and her husband, Nicholas, of Hawley, Pa.; and Joan T. Goodbody of Alexandria, Va.; her son, David Goodbody of Johns Island, S.C.; her granddaughter, Jennifer C. Niles of Washington, D.C.; her grandson, A. David Niles II and his wife, Allison, of Manhattan, N.Y.; and their children, Helen and Harry Niles.

Memorials may be made to the school founded by her granddaughter, E.L. Haynes Public Charter School, 3600 Georgia Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20010.

A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhen rystuhr.com.
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