Virginia A. Goode
Virginia A. Goode, a North fork area resident, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2006, at Paonia Care and Rehab Center in Paonia. She was 96 years old.Virginia was born Nov. 16, 1909, to Claude and Lula (Thomson) Crowley, in Glenwood Springs. She spent her childhood on a ranch near the Frying Pan River in the Basalt area. She also attended the country schools in the Basalt area.In 1930, Virginia married the love of her life, Clark Waterman. He preceded her in death.Virginia resided in Glenwood Springs for more than 50 years. She made a living and enjoyed babysitting for many children around this area. She later moved to Paonia in 1992 to be closer to her daughter. Virginia was a member of the Thomasville Little White Church in Meredith, Colo. She enjoyed fishing, growing flowers, gardening and she loved animals. She was famous for her spud-nuts and they were an important part of many family reunions. Most importantly, she loved spending time with her family and her many friends. She will be greatly missed by those that loved and knew her. Virginia is survived by her daughter, Barbara Goode, of Paonia; one brother, Jim Crowley, of Thomasville/Rifle; numerous beloved nieces and nephews; and her little dog, Nikki.She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brothers Eugene “Bud” Crowley, Frank Crowley and Ray Crowley; and a younger sister, Marjorie Graham.No services are planned at this time. A memorial service will be held next summer at the Thomasville Little White Church in Thomasville, Colo.Memorial contributions may be made in Virginia’s memory to the Thomasville Community United Methodist Church, 24523 Frying Pan Road, Meredith, CO 81642. In addition, contributions may be made to: Animal Humane Society organizations or to any American Indian Foundation.Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.View the Internet memorial and sign the online guest registry at taylorfuneralservice.com.
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