Leon Goodson, 90, of Fayette, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at Franklin County Memorial Hospital, Meadville.
Services were held Thursday, Jan. 3, from Franklin Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Sarepta Church Cemetery in Franklin County.
Mr. Goodson was born Dec. 12, 1917, in Jefferson County to Walter Leon Goodson and Loni Lee Goodson. He was a member of Sarepta Baptist Church.
Survivors include: wife, Rachel Goodson; son, Jimmy Lyon Goodson of Fayette; step-sons, Armon Whittington and Paul Whittington of Hazlehurst; daughters, Barbara Freeman of Roxie, Nina Granger of Brookhaven; step-daughter Ann Whittington DiFranco of Hammond, LA; ssters, Mary Helen Pierce of Summit and Willie B. Meyer of Jacksonville, FL; 15 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren.