Dateline: April 28, 2005


Marilyn J. Goatley, age 77, of Hedley died Sunday, April 24, 2005, in Amarillo.  Family graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at locust Hill cemetery in Rush Center, Kansas, with Pastor Bryan Knowles of Community Fellowship Church of Clarendon.

Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2005, at Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon with Pastor Knowles officiating.  Arrangements were under the direction of Rector Funeral Home Osage Chapel in Amarillo.

Mrs. Goatley married Loy Goatley in August of 1946 in Ness City, Kansas.

Survivors include her husband of the home; one son, Cecil L. Goatley of Houston; three daughters, Mary E. Paxton of Broomfield, Colorado; Pamela J. Casteel of Hedley; and Nancy A. Vincent of Brighton, Colorado; ten grandchildren; and nine great grand children.

The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made to Baptist Saint Anthony’s Hospice; PO Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79106.

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