Esther Elvira Goodwin of Wilmington, Delaware entered her heavenly place of rest on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. She was born on May 29, 1938 to the late Denver and Grace Johnson. Esther was a very generous woman who always looked for ways to help others. She had an extraordinary talent for sewing and she also loved jigsaw puzzles.
In addition to her loving parents, Esther is preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years; WJ "Wimpy" Goodwin, her brothers; Bill Johnson, Jack (Phyllis) Johnson, Gene Johnson, and Paul Johnson.
Esther is survived by her daughter; Pamela (Gary) Goodwin Piligian, her sons; Leroy Glenn (Sherrie) Goodwin and Paul "Gene" (Kimberly) Goodwin, her sister-in-laws; Patsy Johnson and Maxine Johnson; her grandchildren; Zachary Goodwin, Brittani (John) Goodwin Clark, Aimee (Rusty) Goodwin Cerka, Alex Piligian, Ryan Goodwin, Ivan Piligian, Benjamin Goodwin and Londyn Goodwin, and her great-grandchildren; Taylor Clark, Jordan Clark, William Goodwin, Wyatt Cerka, and Brooklynn Cerka.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 23, 2022 from 5pm until 8pm at Clark Funeral Home, 4373 Atlanta Highway Hiram, GA 30141. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 10:00am. Interment will follow directly after at Cheatham Hill Memorial Park, 1861 Dallas Highway Marietta, GA 30064.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Legacy Baptist Church Children's Ministry. Donations can be sent to PO Box 2000 Dallas, GA 30132.
Clark Funeral Home is honored to care for the Goodwin family during this difficult time.