Geraldine Calcote Goodall

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 15, 2011

March 2, 1921 – April 7, 2011

CHICAGO — Services for Geraldine Calcote Goodall, 90, of Chicago, formerly of Natchez, who died Thursday, April 7, 2011, will be at noon today at A.A. Rayner & Sons Funeral Home.

Burial will follow at Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park, Ill., under the direction of A.A. Rayner and Sons Funeral Home in Chicago.

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Ms. Goodall was born March 2, 1921, in Natchez, the daughter of Allen Wesley Calcote and Effie Jones Calcote. She was a retired nurse and missionary worker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her former husband, Robert Lee Goodall Sr.; two daughters, Jessie L. Pickett and Lucille M. Drummer; two grandchildren, Cheryl Pickett and Sabrina Pickett; and seven siblings, Martha Calcote Owens, Otis Calcote, Lucille Calcote Shaw, William Calcote, David Calcote, Essie Calcote and John Wesley Calcote.

Survivors include one son, Robert Lee Goodall Jr. and wife, Valarie of Clinton, Md.; one daughter, Selina Goodall Hopkins and husband, Bernell, of Chicago; four nieces and nephews, John Henry Owens, Harvey Calcote Owens, Diane Owens Donaldson and Mary Buckley, all of Natchez.