Gene Paul Goodrum
Posted: Friday, October 1, 2010 7:34 am
Gene Paul Goodrum, 70, of Dresden, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at his residence.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 at McKenzie Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Rick Walker and Bro. Edward Eubank officiating. Burial was in Olivet Cemetery, McKenzie.
Goodrum was born Nov. 21, 1939 in Selmer, son of the late Onie Nathaniel and Ruby O’Dell Gable Goodrum. He was a veteran of the United States Navy during the years of 1957-64. He was the retired owner of the McKenzie Lumber Company, a member of the American Legion, Gideons and of New Salem Missionary Baptist Church near Austin Springs.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Mrs. Teresa Ann Scott Goodrum of Dresden; one daughter, Carrie Hollowell of Trezevant; two sons, Doug Goodrum of Paris and Jonathan Goodrum of Dresden; two sisters, Linda Robertson of Memphis and Rita Fulcher of Latham; two brothers, Max Goodrum of McKenzie and Rex Goodrum of Sharon; and three grandchildren.