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Nadine C. Goode

April 13, 1935 — March 25, 2024


Nadine C. Goode

Nadine C. Goode, 88, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, March 25, 2024, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.

She was born April 13, 1935, in Susie, Kentucky, the daughter of Thomas Bell and Ruth (Adair) Willis. On August 11, 1951, she married Avery Goode, and he preceded her in death on March 13, 1979.

Nadine is survived by her son, Bruce Goode of Shelbyville; daughters-in-law, Sherri Deaton and husband, Dennis, and Connie Fix and husband, Brad, both of Shelbyville; sister, Alma Phillips of Greenwood; step-daughters, Linda Goode of Texas, and Nancy Swazay of Shelbyville; step-son, Kenneth Goode and wife, Mary, of Indianapolis; 10 grandchildren; thirteen step-grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to Avery, Nadine was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Danny Goode, David Goode and Delbert Goode; step-daughter, Joyce Garner; and siblings, Elsie Adkins, Ward Bell, Fred Bell, Nan Cross, Lizzie Stainbrook, Flonnie Bell, Christine Canfield and Thomas Bell.

Nadine graduated from Tech High School.

She retired from Western Electric in 1986, with over 35 years of service.  Later she worked in Home Health Care and Hospice for 10 years.

Nadine enjoyed going bowling, riding motorcycles and traveling.  She loved to spend time with her friends and family.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm, Thursday, March 28, 2024, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

Funeral services will be at 1pm, Friday, March 29, 2024, at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 90, Memphis, Tennessee 38101-9929.

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