Dessie Lee Goodloe

Published 1:58 pm Friday, September 25, 2015

Mrs. Dessie Lee Taylor Goodloe, 87, died Tuesday morning September 1, 2015 at the Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Services for Mrs. Goodloe were held on Saturday September 5, 2015 at the South Pleasant Hill M. B. Church, with Pastor Kevin Russell of Morning Star Baptist Church officiating. Interment was in the South Pleasant Hill Cemetery, with Laird Mortuary, LLC in charge of all arrangements.

Mrs. Goodloe was the daughter of the late Jim Taylor and the late Ezra Warner Taylor of Silver Creek. At an early age she joined the Shady Grove M. B. Church and remained a member until she united with the South Pleasant Hill Church. Mrs. Goodloe served her Lord and Church as a faithful member of the Usher Board, Home Mission and Senior Choir, until her health failed.

Mrs. Goodloe married the late Ransom Goodloe, and to this union four children were born. In addition to being an outstanding loving mother, Mrs Goodloe was an excellent cook, and worked various jobs to help support her family. Mrs. Goodloe was always willing to offer good advice to young people in her family and community.

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Mrs. Goodloe’s survivors included two sons, Ransom (Mary) Goodloe, Jr. of Jackson, and Scotty (Flora) Goodloe of Columbia; two daughters, Mary J. (Frank) West of Prentiss, and Gracie (Isaiah) Goodloe of Las Vegas, NV; three sisters, Clementine (Mitchell) Barnes of Silver Creek, Bobbie Jean Barnes and Margaret (Davis) Peyton; two brothers, Jesse (Amanda) Taylor, and Jimmy (Rae Jean) Taylor; one godson/nephew, David Goodloe; ten grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.