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In Remembrance
Helen Goodlow
E. R. Johnson Family Mortuary

Helen GoodlowHelen Goodlow, 56, departed this life on July 16, 2007 at UTMB hospital.

Helen was born in Galveston, Texas on August 25, 1950 to the union of Gilbert and Casanna Ward. She attended public schools in Galveston and was a devoted housewife.

Helen was preceded in death by her father; stepfather; husband, Dan Goodlow, Jr.; son, Dan Goodlow III; and daughter, Charika Goodlow.

She leaves to cherish the memories of her life, mother, Casanna Howard; her devoted companion, Joe Richardson; son, Mark Anthony;  daughter, Rhonda Faye Goodlow (Lester); brothers, George Higgins (Paulette), Sam Alter Scott, Gilbert Dergin (Clara), David Dergin (Mary), and Harold Dergin; sisters, Dorothy Ward-Bernard (Lester), Eulla Ward-Douglas (Marty) and Sharon Guillory (Emery); six grandchildren, Dominique, Raveen, Regeen, Markel, Dedrick, and Daron; uncles, George Hendricks (Katie); Dave Ward Jr. (Ethel), Randolph Ward; aunt, Polly Ward; Helen’s  devoted pet (Pitt); devoted friend, Sharon Johnson;  best friends, Mary Simpson-Franklin and Charles Twymon;  a special niece, Denise Goodlow  and other nieces and nephews whom she adored, Helen will be greatly missed by numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and other family and friends.

Viewing will begin at 4PM on Friday, July 27th, followed by a wake from 7-8PM at E. R. Johnson Family Mortuary. A service celebrating her life will be held at 11:00AM Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Mt Olive Baptist Church with Rev.Nathaniel Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery.

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