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Johnetta Victoria Murray-Goodridge
June 26th, 1928 - June 11th, 2015

"We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord."
- II Corinthians 5:8

It is with deepest sympathy, the Murray - Goodridge - Massah - Simpson and Brown Families announce the passing of their beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, Mother Johnetta Victoria Murray Goodridge, who departed this life on June 11th, 2015 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Rev. & Mrs. Joseph C. Simpson, II.

She is survived by her children: Cleopatra Goodridge-Massah (Moses), William R. Goodridge (Verida), Eliza Victoria Simpson (Rev. Simpson), Augustus C. Goodridge, Bellie Goodridge, Edwin Goodridge; sisters: Theresa Murray and Bea Johnson; brother: Uriel Murray, 37 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, hosts of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Mother Goodridge was predeceased in death by her husband, Dea. John Edmund Goodridge; children: Dick, Bellie, Gregg and John; mother, Justina V. Caddie Murray; father, Mr. Johnny Murray; brothers: Roynel, George, Nathan, Emmanuel, Joel, and Edwin Murray; and grandson, Rinsford Goodridge. 

May her soul and the souls of all faithful departed rest in perpetual peace.


Viewing, Wake Keeping and Funeral Services will be held at:
United Christian Assembly Church
22 Jardine Place (between Atlantic Avenue & Herkimer Street)
Brooklyn, New York 11233

Viewing / Wake Keeping:  Friday, June 19th,2015 ~ 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Funeral Service:  Saturday, June 20th, 2015 ~ 10:00am

Interment:  Monday, June 22nd, 2015 ~ 11:00am
               Oakland Cemetery
               1569 Broad Street
               Cranston, Rhode Island 02905

Contact Persons:
Eliza V. Simpson (Daughter) - (917) 771 - 7545
Rev. Joseph C. Simpson, II (Son-in-Law) - (917) 312 - 6264
Cleopatra Goodridge-Massah (Daughter) - (401) 441 - 1073
William R. Goodridge (Son) - (401) 965 - 6179
Augustus C. Goodridge (Son) - (401) 935 - 5550
Bellie Goodridge (Daughter) - (401) 780 - 5722
Victoria / James E. Brown (Children) - (718) 712 - 9087
Edwin Goodridge (Son) - 011 - 231 - 8864 - 96550