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Rosa Graham Goodson Rosa Graham Goodson
(Died December 7, 2010)

Rosa Graham Goodson, 97, formerly of Wilmington, NC died December 7, 2010 in New Castle, DE. Funeral services will be held Monday, December 13, 2010 at 1:00 PM at Frist Baptist Missionary Church, 520 North Fifth Ave., Wilmington, NC. Interment will follow in Calvary Memorial Cemetery.

On Tuesday, December 7, 2010, another child of the King was called home.


Rosa Goodson entered this life on May 19, 1913 in Darlington, South Carolina.  Her parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Graham.  She had two siblings; Theodore Graham (deceased) and Pearl Goodson (deceased).  As a close knit family, they were supportive and devoted to each other.  She attended school in Darlington, South Carolina.


She accepted Christ as her lord and personal savior at an early age.  She was a life long member of First Baptist Church until her health prevented her from attending.  She was a member of the usher board for several years.

She was married to Joshua Goodson (deceased) on October 20, 1935.  They had two children; George Marion Goodson (deceased) and Larry Goodson.  She was a loyal and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister.  Her presence, her expressions, her warmth, her gentleness, her depth and love will always be remembered.  God truly created an extraordinary woman.  Life with her was beautiful.  Although the angels took her to a heavenly place, we know her spirit will always be with us.


She leaves to cherish many fond memories in addition to her son,  daughter-in-law, Ann M. Sidberry, grandchildren, Antionice Goodson-Fernand, (Samuel), George Goodson, Jr. (Olga), Michael Goodson (Tracy), Renaldo Armstrong, Arika Armstrong, and Joshua Goodson, 16 great – grandchildren, several great great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.