GOODSON, Evelyn “Josie” Marie

GOODSON, Evelyn “Josie” Marie, 74, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Bellaire Hospital Acuity.

She was born December 6, 1939 in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late Nimon Joseph and Mary Habeb (Joseph).

Over the past 55 years she worked at the Wheeling Clinic, as well as the Bellaire Health Center, as a receptionist. She was a member of Our Lady of Lebanon Church, in Wheeling, WV.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Dwayne (Christine) Graves; her sister, Clara (Ace) Carter; two half-brothers, and four half-sisters.

Surviving are her children, James A. (Michele) Goodson, Lisa M. Goodson, Cathy L. Goodson; siblings, Mr. Kenneth M. (Nancy) Joseph, Mrs. Betty (Pete) Abraham, Mrs. George (Jean) Weisner; grandchildren, Nicole, Erik, Kalib and additional loved grandchildren, great- grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews, and a cast of extended family and friends.

Family and Friends will be received at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St, Wheeling, WV 26003, on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 2 until 8 p.m., where a wake service will be conducted at 7 p.m.

Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 2216 Eoff St. Wheeling, WV 26003, on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 11 a.m., with Msgr. Bakhos Chidiac as celebrant.

Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests Memorial contributions may be made out to Evelyn Goodson, whereas gifts will be dispersed between multiple charities that she had supported.

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