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McEwen Funeral Service-Derita Chapel

6300 Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC

OBITUARY

Esther Mae Goode

March 29, 1931October 15, 2019

Former Charlotte resident, Esther Lawter Goode, 88, passed away Tuesday afternoon, October 15, 2019 at the home of her son in Middleburg, FL.

Born in Mills Spring, NC on March 29, 1931, she is the daughter of the late Albert and Ocie Dimsdale Lawter. Esther was a longtime member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church and retired from Pelton & Crane Dental Equipment where she had been employed in quality control.

Preceding her death were her husband, George W. Goode; a daughter, Cathy Stewart and a son, Danny Goode.

Survivors include her sons, George Goode and his wife, Patricia K. of Middleburg, FL and Jeffrey Goode and his wife, Rhonda S. of Charlotte, NC; 6 grandchildren, Crystal Carter of Mt. Holly, NC, Wendy Leigh Brooks of Sarasota, FL, Wendy Jackson of Belmont, NC, Chuck Roberts of Keystone Heights, FL, Dillon Goode of Charlotte, NC and Brittney Goode of Charlotte, NC and 6 great grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family from 10 to 11:30 am on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at McEwen Funeral Service-Derita Chapel, 6300 Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262. Funeral services are planned for 11:30 am with Rev. Leroy Grant officiating. Burial will take place in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Dillon Goode
  • Bradly Tadlock
  • Alan Stephens
  • Drew Stephens
  • Ricky Cotton
  • Chris Cotton

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • Committal Service Saturday, October 26, 2019

Memories

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Kay Brown

November 5, 2019

To all of Esther's dear family,

My heart is sad at the loss of sweet Esther. We have missed her at Oak Grove while she was in Florida and we will continue to miss her sweet smile and her terrific hugs! She was a dear lady and always made me feel good with her warm smile and sweet spirit. Heaven gained another beautiful angel for sure! My prayer for you all is that God will continue to heal, comfort and love you in the days ahead. With my deepest sympathy and love, Kay Brown

Annette Jordan

October 24, 2019

The best Thanksgiving I have ever had was when your parents came to my house for dinner. I was truly blessed to have known them both. I am so very sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful woman.

Susan Walsh

October 21, 2019

We have only know Miss Esther for a few years but she filled our hearts with such love. She came to our Family Life church group with George and Pat and we immediately fell in love with her. She had the most amazing smile. We are so great full to have met Esther. Thank you for sharing your mom with us. God bless all of you.

Barbara Lovelace

October 21, 2019

I met Mrs Goode back in 1974, I was 16 years old. Cathy and I met in HS. Mrs. Goode was so kind to me. My favorite memories of her were stopping by the Produce stand (wether I needed Produce or not) on Statesville Ave. I just wanted to see Mrs. Goode. She would always say here comes Cathy's friend. Met me with a smile and a hug. I love her. God Bless!

The carroll Family

October 19, 2019

Goode children... we were so sorry to hear about your dear mom. We go back a long way.thoughts and prayers during this sad time .

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY