Barbara J. Goodnight

April 19, 2017

Barbara J. Goodnight, 86, of Frankfort, died April 19, 2017 in her home.  Born August 22, 1930 in Spencer, Indiana to Forrest and Helen (Towe) Stogsdill.  She married Loren L. Goodnight Jr. on December 12, 1964 and he preceded her in death on August 7, 1997.

Mrs. Goodnight was a 1948 graduate of Frankfort High School and lived in Frankfort for most of her life.  She also had lived in the Kokomo and Greentown areas.  She worked for Spiegel’s, P.R. Mallory, Carnation in Kokomo and the Frankfort Community Public Library.

Memorial donations may be made in Barbara’s honor to the Kelley Crossing Church, with envelopes available at the funeral home. 


Visitation and Services

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be 9a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Survived by:

Surviving family includes her Daughters: Kathy (Joel) Denniston of Frankfort, Elizabeth (David) Sexton of Huntsville, AL, and Prilda (Kenny) Loveless of Frankfort; Son: Paul (Brenda) Rogers Jr. of Frankfort; Son-in-law: Kenny Cupp of Frankfort; 27 Grandchildren and many Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter: Cindy Cupp, sister: Prilda Huffer, infant sister: Betty Jean, brother: James Stogsdill, granddaughter: Regan Lemen and 2 great grandchildren.


Leave your Condolences

12 Condolences for “Barbara J. Goodnight”

  1. Cindy Lower April 20, 2017 at 2:16 pm

    So sorry for your family’s loss. Even when they are ready to go to heaven we are never ready to say goodbye. Now you have a perfect angel watching over you all.
    Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers!

    Jim and Cindy Lower

  2. Silvie Herlinh April 20, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    May you rest in peace..Our God has you now where He wants you..

  3. Carol Scott April 20, 2017 at 3:45 pm

    So sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. What a joy it was to know and work with Barb at the library. She has touched the lives of so many people. She will be missed!
    With Heartfelt Sympathy!

  4. Jerry Stowers April 20, 2017 at 5:43 pm

    So sorry for the loss of your mother, she was always very nice to me!

  5. Chris Rogers April 20, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    Grandma, I am beyond lost. I haven’t stopped crying since I received the news, you were the rock of the family, the strongest person in the family. I am going to ask to name my soon to be son after you & dad, I wish I could take your place. Grandma, I miss you & I love you.

  6. Kathy Johnson April 21, 2017 at 8:31 am

    Kathy and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a special person and she loved her family. I really enjoyed working with at the Library, we had a lot of fun. God Bless all of you.
    Kathy Johnson

  7. Margo Shepherd April 21, 2017 at 10:53 am

    Barb was such a delightful friend and I am so sorry to hear of her passing. We shared many good times while we were both on staff at the FCPL. Barb and I had many good conversations over coffee while discussing our faith and the latest books we had read, I will miss my friend!
    Margo Shepherd
    Temple, Georgia

  8. Janet Gallichan April 21, 2017 at 1:56 pm

    Barbara was a very special Lady, although she is gone from this earth, she will forever be in your hearts and thoughts. Prayers for all the family.

  9. Jenny Harris April 21, 2017 at 2:59 pm

    For Barbara’s family,

    I was sorry to read Barb had passed away. I worked with her briefly at Spiegle Catalog from May until July 1975. I loved Barb she was so sweet. She was my shining light everyday. Barb was so patient and kind as I was learning my job. I have thought of her often over the years….it would always bring a smile to my lips. I will be out of town on Saturday, but please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I know you are going to miss my sweet, sweet mentor. Take Care. Jenny

  10. Janet April 21, 2017 at 6:54 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and family

  11. Kim Redington April 25, 2017 at 6:28 am

    I am so sorry to hear about Barb. I enjoyed working with her at the Frankfort Library, she always made me laugh. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  12. Jenny (Scott) Sherer April 25, 2017 at 3:26 pm

    Kathy and Joel,
    I’m sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

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