Jerry Lee Goodman Sr.

Published 7:34 pm Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Jerry Lee Goodman Sr., of Skeetertown Road, Suffolk, died Monday, March 28, 2016, at Sentara Obici Hospital. He was a native of Suffolk, and the son of Marion G. Anderson, Robert Anderson and the late Jerry Sears. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Alvin and Ophelia Goodman and Mattie Daughtrey.



He was a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School and attended Norfolk State College (University). He retired with 32 years of service at Dominion Virginia Power.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 46 years, Betty J. Goodman; two daughters, Pharnethia G. Jackson (Demetrius) and Bettie J. Goodman; two sons, Jerry L. Goodman Jr. and Daryl T. Goodman; sisters, Judith Anderson-Claude (Edgton), Regina Anderson, Mary V. Anderson, Sandra Anderson, Marian Anderson and April Anderson; brothers, Robert Anderson Jr., Ronnie Anderson (Felecia), Ricardo Anderson Sr., Mark Anderson (Blanche), Anthony Anderson Sr.; and other siblings in Washington, D.C.; 10 grandchildren; mother-in-law, Jean Richardson; special cousins, Leon Goodman, Edward “Mookie” Warren, Hugh “Butch” Goodman Jr., Frederick “Freddy” Goodman; other relatives and friends.

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A funeral will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2016, at Oak Grove Baptist Church, 2635 E. Washington St., by Suffragan Bishop Madison Copeland and Dr. Anthony Copeland, pastor. Interment will be in Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. Professional services with dignity entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home Inc. Condolences may be extended to the family at