Earthman Baytown Funeral Home

3919 Garth Road, Baytown, TX


Leona Adaline Grahmann (Goodney) Harvey

October 7, 1929October 5, 2019

Leona Adaline Grahmann (Goodney) Harvey was born October 7, 1929 in Columbus, Texas. She went to be with her Lord and Savior in the early hours of October 5, 2019. She was a charter member of St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church in Highlands, TX.

Her family moved to the Lynchburg area of Baytown from Hallettsville, TX. Leona was a graduate of Deer Park High School with honors. She lettered in volleyball and helped take the team to State her senior year.

She married John Leo Goodney June 6, 1948. Leona was very active in the community, serving as president of the Highlands Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary and as president of Saint Jude’s Altar and Rosary Society. She loved to cook, bake and sing in the choir in church.

Leona was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Ada Marie Grahmann of Hallettsville, TX; sisters, Angeline Davis and Anita Buss of Baytown, TX, and brother, Leonard Grahmann of Conroe, TX; her first husband of 38 years, Johnny Goodney and her second husband of 30 years, Virgil (Gene) Harvey; daughters, Elizabeth Robbins of Georgetown, TX and Theresa Baggett of Fouke, AR; and her granddaughter, Bridget Modisette of Highlands, TX.

Leona is survived by her brother Frank Grahmann and wife Ruth of Conroe, TX; two sons, John Paul and wife Colleen of Highlands, TX and David and wife Nadine of Baytown, TX; two daughters Mary Furgeson and husband Robert of Baytown, TX and Margaret Modisette and husband Duane of Highlands, TX.

She is also survived by several grandchildren, Stephanie Furgeson and Michelle Schoene; Catherine Collins; Lindsey Robbins, Monica Hehs, and Laura Kincheloe; Christopher and Mark Modisette; Gregory Dawson and Lee Ann Barnhill; and Sarah McCurdy and James Baggett.

Through her marriage with Gene Harvey, she was blessed with five additional children; sons, Virgil (Buddy) and wife Phyllis; Keith and wife Loretta; Rusty and wife Susan; Robert and wife Cindy; and one daughter, Cheryl Wilson; along with numerous grandchildren from Cabot, AR.

Leona also leaves behind a legacy of love with an additional twenty Great Grandchildren, and one Great, Great Grandchild.


  • Christopher Modisette, Active Pallbearer
  • James Baggett, Active Pallbearer
  • Kaden Faulk, Active Pallbearer
  • Jason Faulk, Active Pallbearer
  • Ben Schoene , Active Pallbearer
  • Robert Herman, Active Pallbearer
  • Mark Modisette , Honorary Pallbearer
  • Gregory Dawson, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Visitation Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Rosary Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, October 12, 2019
  • Burial Saturday, October 12, 2019


Leona Adaline Grahmann (Goodney) Harvey

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Katelyn Faulk

October 10, 2019

I remember when my gran gran use to hold me in her lap and would push her dentures in and out and would make me laugh for hours like that! I will forever love her !