We Remember

Goode, Shirley

April 12, 1932 — August 30, 2012

Shirley was born in Trail, BC and spent a happy childhood in Blueberry and Kinnaird, BC.  After her high school graduation, she enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force and was stationed in Toronto, Ontario with the rank of Leading Airwoman from 1952 to 1953.  From there, she moved to Vancouver and worked as the head secretary for the United Airlines District Manager from 1959 to 1967.  She lived in Port Coquitlam from 1962 until 1967 when she married her beloved husband, Al Goode, blended their families, and moved to Conroe, Texas.  It was there that she assisted him in his wet spent brewers grain businesses, National Feeds and Northern Feeds.  They moved to Kelowna, BC in 1972 where they expanded their company to include ASG Management, Goode Properties, and Lone Pine Ranch. Shirley was a wonderful hostess and many friends and family members benefitted from her culinary skills.  She loved to travel and reached her goal of visiting all of the seven continents.  She also loved to spend time at her second home in Westcliffe, Colorado.  It was there that she passed away tragically in a car accident. She will be dearly missed by her six children: Kelley Goode; Gwen Hurt; Bruce (Mary-Lyn) Goode; Lynn (Harrison) Goode; Tim (Dorothy) Goode; and Terry Goode, as well as her twelve grandchildren:  Angie (Scott) Truesdale; Derrik (Leigh) Davis; Dustin (Kristina) Davis; Brandon (Greta) Montes; Josh (Jackie) Goode; Ashley (Ricky) Caldwell; Jason Goode; Amy (John) Geistlinger; Evan Goode; Kayla Hurt; Thomas Goode; and Avery Goode.  She was also blessed with six great-grandchildren: Claudia Davis; Oliver Montes; Liam Truesdale; Wyatt Davis; Eli Geistlinger; and Cash Davis.  She is survived by her doting brothers, Ed (Marney) Collinson and Jack (Mildred) Collinson as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.  Shirley was predeceased by her cherished husband and partner of 36 years, Al Goode, as well as her parents Bill and Gladys Collinson.  Please join us as we celebrate the life of Shirley Jean Goode on Friday, September 28, 2012 at 2:00 pm at the Lake Country Alliance Church, 12025 Oceola Road, Winfield, BC.  Refreshments at 4:00 pm at the Winfield Memorial Hall, 10130 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Winfield, BC.

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Lake Country Alliance Church

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