Nodene Faulkner Dilbeck Goodgame, age 75, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Fort Myers, Florida.
Nodene was born March 20, 1942 to the late Lewis Faulkner and Mary Lee Burnett Faulkner. Nodene was best known for her bright smile and deep love for her family. In her retirement, she enjoyed traveling, long walks on the beach looking for shells, playing dominoes very competitively with her “girls,” and spending time with her devoted husband of 28 years, Richard “Dick” Goodgame. Nodene was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Doris Abbott, and one daughter, Stephanie Dilbeck. She is survived by her husband Richard “Dick” Goodgame; one daughter, Tammy Broomfield of Waldron, Arkansas; one son David Dilbeck and wife LeAnn of Mena; three sisters, Nancy Abbott and husband Tom of Owasso, Oklahoma; Linda Davis and husband Jim, Carla Mosley and husband Steve all of Mena; two brothers, Jimmy Faulkner and wife Linda of Greenwood, Arkansas, and Jack Faulkner of Mena; one brother-in-law, Gus Abbott of Tulsa, Oklahoma; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of loving friends.
A memorial service will be held Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11 a.m. in The Crossing Church with Bro. Victor Rowell officiating. Interment will be a private ceremony at Pinecrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the Mena/Polk County Senior Center, PO Box 750, Mena, AR 71953.