Betty Goodman

VERO BEACH, Fla. – Betty Stephenson Goodman, 90, was delivered lovingly into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Vero Beach, Fla.

Born Sept. 18, 1923, in Warren, the only child of Ruth and Paul Tubbs, Betty graduated from high school in 1941 and attended Miami University in Oxford. She married Donald Stephenson in 1943 and they retired to Stuart, Fla., in 1983.

Betty owned and operated two consignment shops in Stuart and Tequesta, Fla., from 1983 until 2006. In 2005, Betty married Louis Goodman, also from Warren.

Betty leaves behind her children, James (Cathy) Stephenson, Shari (Stephen) Bjorklund, Peter (Karen) Stephenson, Christine (Jack) Leff, Eileen (Benjamin) Franklin and Raymond (Sherry) Riley. She will be deeply missed by them and her six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Her parents, first husband, and grandson, Christopher Stephenson, preceded her in death.

Services were held Saturday at St. Augustine Episcopal Church in Vero Beach.

Memorials can be sent to the Myocitis Association, 1737 King St., Ste. 600, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Arrangements handled by Cox Funeral Home, Vero Beach.

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