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West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242

Goldie Wood Johnson
Goldie Wood Johnson

Goldie Mae (Smith) Wood Johnson was born the daughter of Thomas and Edith (Geib) Smith on September 23, 1925 in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas and departed this life January 29, 2013 at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Missouri at the age of 87 years.

She was united in marriage on May 28, 1945 at Mammoth Spring, Arkansas to Edward James Wood, who preceded her in death on March 18, 1998. She was united in marriage on October 18, 2005 at Yellville, Arkansas to Robert Johnson.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Johnson; two sons, Andrew D. Wood and wife, Janice, and Bobby D. Wood and wife, Wanda, both of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; four grandchildren, Kelly D. Wood of Caledonia, Mississippi, Thomas E. Wood and wife, Kim of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, Shannon D. Wood and wife, Jintala of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, and Natalie T. Hamrick and husband, Billy of Douglasville, Georgia; six great grandchildren, Seth, Laney, Emily, Tristan, Addison, William; one sister, Lorene Rolen of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Edith Smith; first husband, Edward Wood; four sisters, Velma Myers, Lucille Price and two infant twins; and two brothers, Harvey Smith and Avery Smith.

Goldie was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ at Welcome Hill. Through the years, she worked at various facilities in Batesville, Arkansas where she and Edward resided for many years. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, a wonderful cook, and she enjoyed working in the yard which she kept very well.

She was a wonderful mother, and grandmother, was well loved by all who knew her and will be missed by all.

Funeral Services will be Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 2:00 PM in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel at Thayer, Missouri.

The family will receive friends, Saturday, February 2nd, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer.

Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery at Mammoth Spring, Arkansas with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.



    January 30, 2013 @ 12:23 pm

    We are very sorry. Our thoughts & prayers will be with all the family.

  2. Cary Welch
    February 1, 2013 @ 12:45 pm

    Sorry for the loss of Goldie. Will always remember her.

  3. Lee & Glenna Giles
    February 2, 2013 @ 12:42 pm

    Our condolences to Andy, Bobby and families. Your mom was one sweet lady and we know she will be greatly missed. Our prayers are with each of you and your families. May God grant you peace.