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Ransom Gooden
Nov 07, 1932 to Jul 13, 2015


Ransom Gooden, 82, departed his life on Monday, Saturday, July 13, 2015 at Sumter Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center, Sumter. Born November 7, 1932, in Clarendon County, he was the son of the late Harry Gooden and Carrie Bogger Hudson. He was educated in the public schools of Sumter County. He served as a military police officer of the United States Army for three years. He was employed by Thomas & Howard, Georgia Pacific and later retiring from Burgess and Brogdon. He was united in matrimony to the late Lillian Grant Gooden. To this union six children were born. He leaves to cherish his memories: four daughters, Sheryl Joycotte Paige of Columbia, Adrienne Urquhart of California, Denice Claven and Simona Thomas of Sumter; two sons, Darnell Urquhart and Stanley Gooden of Sumter; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one brother, William (Billy) Hudson; one sister, Dorothy Hudson; three sisters-in-law; a host of grand nieces, grand nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Bridgett; two sons, Randy and Ronald; two brothers, Ernest Hudson and Tony Bogger; one sister, Carrie Gooden; and a host of other relatives. Homegoing Celebration will be held 3:00 p. m., Sunday, July 19, 2015 from the First Baptist Missionary Church, 219 South Washington Street, Sumter, with the Rev. George Windley, Jr., pastor, eulogist. The family is receiving family and friends at the home, 1923 Georgiana Drive, Sumter. The procession will leave from the home at 2:20 p. m. Floral bearers and Pall bearers will be First Baptist Missionary Church family. Burial will be in the Walker Cemetery, Oakland Avenue, Sumter.
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