Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations

3060 Us Hwy 70 Se, Hickory, NC


Shirley Bolick Goodson

October 14, 1946August 5, 2019

SHIRLEY BOLICK GOODSON Newton - Shirley Bolick Goodson 72, went home to be with the Lord on August 5, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born on October 14, 1946 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Ray Franklin Bolick and Willie Lee Punch. Shirley was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. As well as her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Chris Goodson of 54 years and her sister, Alice Sipe. Survivors include, 2 daughters, Gina Bumgarner and husband Anthony, Angie Graupmann; a granddaughter, Kasey Ballard and husband Victor Ballard, Jr., a grandson, Eric Evans and wife Kasey; a great-granddaughter, Makayla Ballard; 2 brothers, Arthur Bolick and wife Nieves, Michael Bolick and a sister, Jeanette Bowman. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Catawba Funeral Home on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 12 pm with Pastor Joey Williams officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 am to 12 pm prior to the service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Carolina Caring at 3975 Robinson Rd. Newton NC 28658. Condolences may be left at www.catawbamemorialpark.com. The Goodson family is under the care of Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations.


  • Gina Bumgarner, Daughter
  • Anthony Bumgarner, Son-in-law
  • Angie Graupmann, Daughter
  • Kasey Ballard, Granddaughter
  • Victor Ballard Jr., Grandson
  • Eric Evans, Grandson
  • Kasey Evans, Granddaughter
  • Makayla Ballard, Great Granddaughter
  • Arthur Bolick, Brother
  • Nieves Bolick, Sister-in-law
  • Michael Bolick, Brother
  • Jeanette Bowman, Sister

  • Eric Evans
  • Robert Evans
  • Clint Brewington
  • Allen Eades
  • Victor Ballard

  • Carolina Caring


  • Visitation Thursday, August 8, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service Thursday, August 8, 2019

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