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Jeanette Lunsford Goddard

Goddard-1Jeanette Lunsford Goddard, age 65, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, February 15, 2016 in Mena.

She was born in Medicine Lodge, Kansas on May 8, 1950 to the late Gilbert Lunsford and the late Patricia Holder Lunsford.  She was happily married to Jim (James) Goddard and was a loving homemaker.  She enjoyed writing short stories, reading, and had some of her poetry published. Jeanette was a loving and kind wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed by all.

She is survived by husband, James “Jim” Goddard of Mena, Arkansas; daughters, Greta Hight of Rogers, Arkansas and Alicia Burk of Mena, Arkansas; grandchildren, Dustin Pendergraft of Fayetteville, Arkansas, Brandi Lawson of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Jaimie Goddard of Mena, Arkansas; great-grandchildren, Sophie Lawson of Fayetteville, Arkansas, Sernity Lawson of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Harold Goddard of Mena, Arkansas; brother, Gilbert Lunsford, Jr. of Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Reatha Goddard, and sister, Rita Haisman.

Memorial service will be Saturday, February 20, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. at The Crossing under the direction of Beasley Wood Funeral Home.

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