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Jerry Gooden

Jerry Eugene Gooden Sr.

Sunday, January 5th, 1964 - Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Mr. Jerry Eugene Gooden, Sr., 55, of Statesville, departed this life on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Wake Forest Hospital. He was born in Iredell County on January 5, 1964, and was the son of the late Jack Kince Gooden and Ella Jane Summers. He was formerly married to Phyllis Allison Gooden, who survives.

Mr. Gooden attended North Iredell High School was a graduate of El Paso Evening School in TX, as well as some college education. He also served in the U.S. Army and was in the National Guard for 12 years where he was honorably discharged. Jerry loved taking pictures, traveling, and working on cars. He loved his grandchildren. Jerry will truly be missed.

Survivors include one son, Jerry Eugene Gooden, Jr., of Mocksville; one daughter, Kendra Elaine Gooden of Statesville; one brother, John Paul Summers of Statesville; one sister, Wiletha Joann Ward of Statesville; two grandchildren, Drannin Marley Gooden of Mocksville , and Ariana Marie Johnson, of Statesville; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Thursday, January 10, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home, Statesville. Members of the family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Freedom Presbyterian church cemetery. Following the burial the family will to fellowship at 964 Cochran St Statesville NC 28677. Cochran Street Baptist Church. The family will assemble at 236 McAllister Rd. Statesville NC 28625 at all other times.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 10th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Thursday, January 10th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary
    603 South Center Street
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  • Service

    Thursday, January 10th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, January 10th, 2019 2:00pm
    Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary
    603 South Center Street
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  • Interment

    Thursday, January 10th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, January 10th, 2019 2:00pm
    Freedom Presbyterian Church
    Highway 21 North
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Posted at 04:21pm
Dear Family, During this time of sorrow may you find comfort in God's promise that he is near to those broken at heart and crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18. May happy memories of Jerry Eugene Gooden be with you always.

Reich Staten

Posted at 12:06am
Staten(s) We give our condolence and that God continues to bless you and your family. I leave you peace; my peace I give you. I do not give it to you as the world does, So don't let your hearts be troubled or afraid. John 14:27

Demetria Steele Brown

Posted at 10:16pm
My condolences to the Gooden family during this difficult time. Praying for your continued strength and peace during the days ahead. Jerry.. Rest In Peace.

Willette Bowry (Jones)

Posted at 09:29am
Words fall short of expressing my sorrow for your loss. May God provide you comfort.
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Jessica Parker

Posted at 01:31pm
Kendra, I will comtinue praying for your family. Love you!

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