Betty Williams Goolsby

October 20, 1934July 25, 2022
Obituary of Betty Williams Goolsby
Betty Williams Goolsby, age 87, loving mother of four, adoring wife to the late Paul Goolsby Jr., passed away in the early morning hours of July 25, 2022. Betty was born October 20, 1934 and grew up on a farm in Decatur, GA with 11 brothers and sisters. Her hobbies included collecting Barbies, watching Family Feud, Price is Right, and listening to Jimmy Swaggert. She loved attending church. She also loved the holidays, especially Christmas celebrated with the family and her annual Easter egg hunt. She worked for Rockdale County Schools as a dietician for over 30 years. Betty was preceded in death by Paul L. Goolsby Jr. (husband), Sharon Goolsby Hicks (daughter), Lyman Williams (father), Maggie Williams Flowers (mother), Ralph Flowers (stepfather), and ten brothers and sisters. She is survived by Jake Williams (brother), Sheila Goolsby Elrod (daughter), Anthony Paul Goolsby (son), Teresa Goolsby Shull (daughter). Her legacy includes 9 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren. She loved each and everyone of her dear children and grandchildren as well as any others who adopted her as Mawmaw. She will be greatly missed by all. A visitation of family and friends will be held for Betty on Thursday, July 28, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel | 376 Fairview Road Stockbridge, Georgia 30281. A celebration of her life will occur Friday, July 29, 2022 at 2:00 PM at New Beginnings International Worship Center | 4140 Union Church Road McDonough, GA 30252. Services will conclude with a graveside committal at Lorraine Assembly of God Church Cemetery, also located at 4140 Union Church Road in McDonough. Pastor Jeff Clark and Pastor Dennis Mitchell, officiating. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Goolsby family.

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Past Services

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Visitation of Family and Friends

Friday, July 29, 2022

Celebration of Life

Friday, July 29, 2022

Graveside Committal Service