OBITUARY

Aletha Gootee

February 20, 1922October 4, 2020
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Aletha L. Gootee, 98, of Henderson, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020, at Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson. She was born on February 20, 1922, in Central City, Kentucky.

Aletha loved to travel, especially to the West and lived in numerous states. She enjoyed spending time at the casino.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Izetta and James Miller; sister, Helen Edwards; and brother, Carlos Miller.

Aletha is survived by her daughter, Beatrice Queen; sons, Billy R. Gootee (Sandy) and Glenn Sandleben (Elaine); grandchildren, Tammy Meyer, Tracy (Duane) Woodley, Billy Gootee, Jr., Eric V. Gootee, Michael Keith Furlong (Suzetta), Jennifer Furlong (Timmy), Steven Sandleben and Alan (Dez) Sandleben; great grandchildren, Randy Poodry, Brandon (Amy) Woodley, Bradley (Connie) Meyer, Destiny Meyer, Travis Meyer, Nina Chavez (Joey), Alicia Gootee, Buddy Gootee, Nate Gootee, Andrew Furlong (Chasidy), Michelle Furlong (Christina), Nicholas Furlong, Alex Furlong, DaKota Sandleben, Madison Sandleben, and Piper Jean Sandleben; great great grandchildren, Ashley Meyer, Harper Tenery, Serenity Poodry, Khaid Canright, Dax Woodley, Michael Chavez, Liam Chavez, Alexandria Chavez, Haley Furlong, Ara Browder, Forrest Davis, and caregiver Taylor DeCroix.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020, at Alexander West Chapel, with entombment in Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit on Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:30a.m. until service time at the funeral home. The Funeral Service will be livestreamed at www.FuneralStreamUSA.com beginning at 10:50 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lucy Smith King Care Center, 1305 N. Elm Street, Henderson, Kentucky 42420. Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Beatrice Queen, Daughter
  • Billy R. Gootee (Sandy), Son
  • Glenn Sandleben (Elaine), Son
  • Tammy Meyer, Grandchild
  • Tracy Woodley (Duane), Grandchild
  • Billy Gootee, Jr., Grandchild
  • Eric V. Gootee, Grandchild
  • Michael Keith Furlong (Suzetta), Grandchild
  • Jennifer Furlong (Timmy), Grandchild
  • Steven Sandleben, Grandchild
  • Alan Sandleben (Dez), Granchild
  • Randy Poodry, Great Grandchild
  • Brandon Woodley (Amy), Great Grandchild
  • Bradley Meyer (Connie), Great Grandchild
  • Destiny Meyer, Great Grandchild
  • Travis Meyer, Great Grandchild
  • Nina Chavez (Joey), Great Grandchild
  • Alicia Gootee, Great Grandchild
  • Buddy Gootee, Great Grandchild
  • Nate Gootee, Great Grandchild
  • Andrew Furlong (Chasidy), Great Grandchild
  • Michelle Furlong (Christina), Great Grandchild
  • Nicholas Furlong, Great Grandchild
  • Alex Furlong, Great Grandchild
  • DaKota Sandleben, Great Grandchild
  • Madison Sandleben, Great Grandchild
  • Piper Jean Sandleben, Great Grandchild
  • Ashley Meyer, Great Great Grandchild
  • Harper Tenery, Great Great Grandchild
  • Senerity Poodry, Geat Great Grandchild
  • Khaid Canright, Great Great Grandchild
  • Dax Woodley, Great Great Grandchild
  • Michael Chavez, Geat Great Grandchild
  • Liam Chavez, Geat Great Grandchild
  • Alexandria Chavez, Geat Great Grandchild
  • Haley Furlong, Great Great Grandchild
  • Ara Browder, Great Great Grandchild
  • Forrest Davis, Great Great Grandchild
  • Taylor DeCroix, Caregiver

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Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 8, 2020

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 9, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, October 9, 2020

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Noelle Barsumian

October 9, 2020

Thank you for sharing your mother with all of us Bill. We enjoyed getting to know her and you did an amazing job with the video honoring her.
Sending love ,
Todd, Noelle and family

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Biography

Aletha L. Gootee, 98, of Henderson, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020, at Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson. She was born on February 20, 1922, in Central City, Kentucky.

Aletha loved to travel, especially to the West and lived in numerous states. She enjoyed spending time at the casino.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Izetta and James Miller; sister, Helen Edwards; and brother, Carlos Miller.

Aletha is survived by her daughter, Beatrice Queen; sons, Billy R. Gootee (Sandy) and Glenn Sandleben (Elaine); grandchildren, Tammy Meyer, Tracy (Duane) Woodley, Billy Gootee, Jr., Eric V. Gootee, Michael Keith Furlong (Suzetta), Jennifer Furlong (Timmy), Steven Sandleben and Alan (Dez) Sandleben; great grandchildren, Randy Poodry, Brandon (Amy) Woodley, Bradley (Connie) Meyer, Destiny Meyer, Travis Meyer, Nina Chavez (Joey), Alicia Gootee, Buddy Gootee, Nate Gootee, Andrew Furlong (Chasidy), Michelle Furlong (Christina), Nicholas Furlong, Alex Furlong, DaKota Sandleben, Madison Sandleben, and Piper Jean Sandleben; great great grandchildren, Ashley Meyer, Harper Tenery, Serenity Poodry, Khaid Canright, Dax Woodley, Michael Chavez, Liam Chavez, Alexandria Chavez, Haley Furlong, Ara Browder, Forrest Davis, and caregiver Taylor DeCroix.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020, at Alexander West Chapel, with entombment in Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit on Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:30a.m. until service time at the funeral home. The Funeral Service will be livestreamed at www.FuneralStreamUSA.com beginning at 10:50 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lucy Smith King Care Center, 1305 N. Elm Street, Henderson, Kentucky 42420. Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.

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