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Mary Margaret Croom Goodrum


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Mary Margaret Croom Goodrum, 83, of Booneville, Arkansas, passed from this life on Monday, September 7, 2020 in her home near Booneville, Arkansas. She was born April 23, 1937 in Mt. Vernon Ohio.

Mary was the only child of EO “Bill” and Lelia (Taylor) Croom. During World War II the family moved and worked in California. After the war the family moved to Henryetta, Oklahoma. Mary Graduated from Henryetta High School in 1955 and completed her education at Northeastern State in Tahlequah, Oklahoma in 1959.

Mary began a 26 year teaching career in Roswell, New Mexico. She taught 1st, 2nd, and 4th grades at Edgewood, Elementary. Mary met Mervin Goodrum in 1963 and married the love of her life on April 27, 1963.

Mary and Merv have 3 children; Brad Goodrum (Lanita) of Lone Star, Texas, Larry Goodrum (Anita) of Amarillo, Texas and Kelly Goodrum of Amarillo, Texas; 5 grandchildren, Chad, Kelsey, LaTara, Adam and Haley; and six great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Henryetta Memorial Park Westlawn Cemetery in Henryetta, Oklahoma, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home in Booneville, Arkansas.

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Visitation will be at from 5:00 to 6:00 P.M. Thursday at Roberts Funeral Home.

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