MILLPORT, Ala. — Benton Goodman, 79, died June 7, 2021.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, at Vernon First Baptist Church, with Brandon Phillips and Glen Boman officiating. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Meridian. Visitation will be from 12:30-2 p.m. prior to services at the church. Dowdle Funeral Home of Millport. Alabama is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Goodman was born Feb. 25, 1942, in Snell, to the late Ernest Goodman and Allie Lucile Long Goodman.
He is survived by his wife, Pat Goodman; children, Paula Walters and Scott Goodman; siblings, Unrue Goodman, Granveil Goodman, Caren Davis and Kay Shipe; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Tom Younger, Roger Holloway, Richard Cantrell, Jeff Davis, David Pitts and Clanton Dubose.