Jerry Dian Goodwyn

June 18, 2024

Jerry Dian Goodwyn, of Pensacola, Florida, passed away Monday, June 10, 2024. She was born November 4, 1953, in Evergreen, Alabama, to Evelyn (Thomas) Riley and Carey Milliner. She was married to Collis Goodwin, III, for 16 years. Jerry worked as an independent housekeeper for several families over the years. She was a member of Restoration Worship Center. Jerry had a passion for ceramics, decorating and she was family oriented.

Jerry was preceded in death by her parents, Evelyn (Thomas) Riley and Carey Milliner; grandparents, Willie Clyde (WC) and Azzie Lee Thomas; brothers, Willie Clyde Thomas, Jr., Nimrod Evans, Gary Evans, and Jeffrey Horne; and nephew, Jarvis Horne.

Her memories and legacy will be cherished by her daughter, Latasha Goodwyn; loving grandchildren, Zayne and Zaiden Goodwyn; sisters, Brenda Evans, Kimberly Horne and Marion Horne; brother, Ronald Horne; uncle James Rogers; cousin, Terry Thomas; and a host of nieces, and nephews. She also leaves to cherish her the extensive god family to include Kim Clarke, Latecia (Sandy) Pusha, Zoey and Zuri Pusha, and a chosen sister and best friend, Delores Gardner.

Visitation will be on Friday, June 21, 2024, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral Service will be Saturday, June 22, 2024, at 1:00 PM, at Restoration Worship Center, 8025 North Palafox Street, Pensacola, Florida 32534. Bishop Terrence Jones will be officiating. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Lavontra Benjamin, Terry Thomas, Brandon Horne, Delarian Wiggins, James Rogers and Sam Horne. Honorary pallbearers will be Darnell Beasley, Leo Riley and Richard Smith.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North, 1000 South Highway 29, Cantonment, is entrusted with arrangements.


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