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Rosezella M Souther

August 9, 1917 ~ January 18, 2017 (age 99)

Bradford, VT Rosezella M. Souther, 99, a longtime resident of Bradford passed into the arms of our lord on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Maple Hill Residential Care Home in Waterbury, VT.

She was born in Barre, VT on August 9, 1917 the daughter of Charlie and Lizzie(Welch) Miller.  She was married to Carroll Goodine on February 25, 1934 and together they had four children, Carroll predeceased her on July 20, 1972.  On January 7, 1978, she married Earnest Souther he predeceased her on May 20, 1986She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Bradford, VT.  She worked in Hill’s Five and Ten for seventeen years and enjoyed meeting people.  She loved her family of five generations and her friends and enjoyed being with them.  She especially loved children, music, dancing, reading, hand crafts of all kinds, especially knitting.

She is survived by two sons, Sheldon Goodine and his wife Joyce of South China, Maine, Carroll (Tinker) Goodine and his wife Francina of Peru, Maine; one daughter, Elizabeth(Betty) Johnson and her husband John of Waitsfield, VT; and Ronald’s wife Louise; one step-son, Sherman Souther of Albuquerque, NM; thirteen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and fourteen great-great-grandchildren; two step-grandsons; one sister Mavis LaBounty of Kingston, TN and two nieces.   She was also predeceased by a sister Glendora Clark and her oldest son Ronald

A memorial service will be held at Grace United Methodist Church on May 6, 2017 at 11 am. There are no calling hours. Burial will be in the family lot in the Groton Cemetery.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church in Bradford, VT.

The family would also like to thank Pastor Sam Newton for his Bible Study at Maple Hill Residential Care Home and all the staff for their wonderful care that our mother received there.

The Hale Funeral Homes and Cremation Care of Bradford, VT are in charge of arrangements.

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