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Joyce Elizabeth Goodman, age 85, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 8, 2018 and was reunited with her beloved family members that went before her.

Joyce was born in Tracy City, TN and has been living in Murfreesboro since 1973. She was a member of Northside Baptist Church.

Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, LTC Delbert E. Goodman; parents, Clyde E. and Sarah E. Anderson Gross; and sister, Clydene and husband Mitch Douglas; and grandson, Jason K. Goodman. She is survived by her sons, Robert and wife Marge Goodman, Terry and wife Sheila Goodman and Steve and wife Christie Goodman; brothers, Kenneth and wife Earlene Gross and Clyde Alton Gross; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and four nieces and one nephew she loved as dearly as her own.

Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Jennings & Ayers.
Chapel service for Joyce will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Jennings and Ayers with Danny Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home and Cremation, 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave online condolences at