Elisha Goodson, Jr.

1959 ~ 2020 (age 61)


Elisha Goodson, Jr. born February 26, 1959 to the late Elisha Goodson, Sr., and Georgia Mae Goodson.  He was 6th born child out of 7.  One brother Tommie Goodson who proceed him in death.  He joined Mt Zion Methodist at an early age.  He worked as a miner / construction worker and a heavy equipment operator for 35 years. 

After a long illness he departed his earthly life on May 27, 2020 surrounded by his loving wife and family.  He leaves to cherish his memories, a loving and devoted wife Mildred D. Goodson of 44 years, 5 children, Bradford Gibbons and Bacarah (Arthur) Gipson, both of Prattville, AL, Elijah Speigner, of Costa Mesa, CA, and Briana Gibbons, of Montgomery, AL, and Breanna Johnson, of Montgomery, AL.  Nine grandchildren, Bella Gibbons, Montgomery, AL, Shaelyn  Speigner, Elijah Speigner Costa Mesa, CA, Byron Gibbons, Braelyn Gibbons, Bryntleigh Gibbons, Prattville, AL, Artisha and Areleatha Gipson, Montgomery, AL and ShaKendra Ellis, Autaugaville, AL and one great-grandchild Landon Ellis, Autaugaville, AL.

Six sisters, Mary Bristow Montgomery, AL, Doris (Jimmy) Gardner, Prattville, AL; Daisy (Anthony) Bates Prattville, AL, Helen (Eddie) Coleman, Montgomery, AL.  Two uncles and Three Aunts William (Agnita) Houser, Cleveland, OH, Rose (Alfred) Coleman, Nashville, TN, Bessie Mae Goodson, Prattville, AL.

A loving mother-in-law Mattie Bidding Prattville, AL; sister-in-law Emma Moore Prattville, AL, brother-in-law, Thomas Gibbons Prattville, AL Clifton (Jacquelyn) Gibbons, Prattville, AL; Reginald (Phyllis) Gibbons, Prattville, AL  and Henry (Ola) Gibbons, Belton, TX.

A special niece and nephew Ylaunda and Darrel Flowers Montgomery, AL.  Special friends Wayne Butler, Terry Gibbons and Ray Sullivan, along with a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

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 Service Program


June 2, 2020

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home Chapel
362 Walnut Street
Prattville, AL 36067

Graveside Service
June 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Houser Cemetery
1169 County Road 6
Prattville, AL 36067

Please note
Rev. Conchita England of Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church Prattville, Alabama officiating.
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