Information for Austin Melvin Goodson

1 April, 1909 - 6 August, 1993

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

August, 1993

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Austin Goodson

    Austin Melvin Goodson, 84, of Parma, passed away Friday, August 6, 1993, at Holy Rosary Hospital in Ontario, Oregon, of natural causes.
    Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 11, at Lower Boise Cemetery, east of Parma.  Terry Downs will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Lienkamper Chapel of Nyssa, Oregon.
    Austin was born April 1, 1909, at Gala., Virginia, a son of Samuel and Lillian Goodson.  At the age of 2, he and his family moved to the Parma area where he resided until his death.  He attended Ten Davis Grade School and graduated from Parma High School in 1928.
    He married Annie Holmes in Payette, Idaho, on November 13, 1937.  They farmed in the Notus-Parma area until his retirement, but he always continued his interest in farming.  After retirement they enjoyed many trips throughout the United States and the world.
    Austin was a member of Parma Masonic Lodge #49 and a 32 Mason in the Scottish Rite.  He was an active Shriner involved in the El Korah Temple, Caldwell Motor Patrol, Parma Caravaners, and Snake River Shrine Club.  His other interests included fishing, hunting, and watching his grandchildren participate in athletic and school events.  For being loyal fan, the Parma Athletic presented Austin with a plaque and lifetime activity pass.
    Survivors include his wife of 55 Years, Annie Goodson of Parma; his daughters and sons-in-law, Estelle and Hubert Iverson of Notus, Nancy and Ed Johnson of Parma; and son and daughter-in-law, Melvin and Wanda Goodson of Parma.  He had nine grandchildren; Tina and (Terry) Downs, Shawn Smith, Jeff (and Margaret) Johnson, Chanel Johnson, Jenifer Johnson, Kim (and Tracy) Atkinson, Harley Wilson, Jan Heinbokel, Michael Goodson, and Stephan Goodson.  His great-grandchildren are: Tiffany and Tamara Downs, Sam Johnson, and Matt Atkinson.  Also surviving are a sister, Hazel Winans of Buhl, two brothers; Leonard Goodson of Cove, Oregon, and Edward Goodson of Parma; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Vera Boring; two brothers, Walter and Hershel Goodson; his first wife Iola, a daughter, Vivian; and his mother and father.
    Memorials may be sent to either Parma Athletic Department, Parma High School, P m , Idaho 83660 or Ten Davis Social Circle, C/O Barbara Coles, 25814 Market Road, Parma, Idaho 83660.

    Austin Melvin Goodson, 84, of Parma, passed away Friday, August 6, 1993, at Holy Rosary Hospital in Ontario, Oregon, of natural causes.
    Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 11, at Lower Boise Cemetery, east of Parma.  Terry Downs will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Lienkamper Chapel of Nyssa, Oregon.
    Austin was born April 1, 1909, at Gala., Virginia, a son of Samuel and Lillian Goodson.  At the age of 2, he and his family moved to the Parma area where he resided until his death.  He attended Ten Davis Grade School and graduated from Parma High School in 1928.
    He married Annie Holrnes in Payette, Idaho, on November 13, 1937.  They farmed in the Notus-Parma area until his retirement, but he always continued his interest in farming.  After retirement they enjoyed many trips throughout the United States and the world.
    Austin was a member of Parma Masonic Lodge #49 and a 32 Mason in the Scottish Rite.  He was an active Shriner involved in the El Korah Temple, Caldwell Motor Patrol, Parma Caravaners, and Snake River Shrine Club.  His other interests included fishing, hunting, and watching his grandchildren participate in athletic and school events.  For being loyal fan, the Parma Athletic presented Austin with a plaque and lifetime activity pass.
    Survivors include his wife of 55 Years, Annie Goodson of Parma; his daughters and sons-in-law, Estelle and Hubert Iverson of Notus, Nancy and Ed Johnson of Parma; and son and daughter-in-law, Melvin and Wanda Goodson of Parma.  He had nine grandchildren; Tina and (Terry) Downs, Shawn Smith, Jeff (and Margaret) Johnson, Chanel Johnson, Jenifer Johnson, Kim (and Tracy) Atkinson, Harley Wilson, Jan Heinbokel, Michael Goodson, and Stephan Goodson.  His great-grandchildren are: Tiffany and Tamara Downs, Sam Johnson, and Matt Atkinson.  Also surviving are a sister, Hazel Winans of Buhl, two brothers; Leonard Goodson of Cove, Oregon, and Edward Goodson of Parma; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Vera Boring; two brothers, Walter and Hershel Goodson; his first wife Iola, a daughter, Vivian; and his mother and father.
    Memorials may be sent to either Parma Athletic Department, Parma High School, P m , Idaho 83660 or Ten Davis Social Circle, C/O Barbara Coles, 25814 Market Road, Parma, Idaho 83660.




 

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