Services for Annie Pearl Goldsmith of the Eastman Community are set for 2 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2014, in the Eastman Baptist Church, with the Rev. Joey Lansdale and the Rev. Burl Solie officiating. Interment in the Eastman Cemetery will follow under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Marietta.
Born July 20, 1934, at Turkey, Texas, she passed away Friday, July 11, at her residence at the age of 79. She was the daughter of Bill and Maxine Whisenhunt Clark.
A homemaker, she was a lifelong resident of the Eastman Community. She and William Taylor Goldsmith were married in Marietta on Jan. 26, 1952. She was a wonderful caregiver, caring for her son, brother and mother-in-law for many years. As a member of the Eastman Baptist Church, she loved sharing the scripture with others and singing gospel music, as well as teaching Sunday school and cooking at Falls Creek. In addition, she was very involved in the Spiritual Seekers and Relay For Life, making fried pies for Relay For Life. Ann enjoyed cooking, canning, caring for her garden and flower beds, but most of all, she loved the time spent with her children and grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents; son William Goldsmith; son-in-law Larry Logan; and two brothers, Punch Clark and Max “Peanut” Clark.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Taylor Goldsmith of the home; three sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Cheryl Goldsmith of Pauls Valley, and Bobby and Deana Goldsmith, and Robert and Terrie Goldsmith, all of Biloxi, Miss.; daughter Deborah Logan of McAlester; brother Billy Joe Clark of Newport; two sisters, Georgeanne Smith of Loco, and Barbara Hoipkemier of Fort Worth, Texas, whom she raised as a daughter; 15 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Serving as casket bearers will be grandsons Scott Logan, Todd Logan, Josh Goldsmith, Greg Goldsmith, John Mark Goldsmith and Lane Goldsmith. Honorary bearers are Dr. Tom O’Connor, Bub Williams, Robert Dale Williams, Dusty Hoipkemier, Lynzi Linderman, Buford Rackley and Ron Beach.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Online guest book is available at wattsfuneralhome.com.