Dorothea (Brown) Goodman

dorothea (brown) goodman
Dorothea Brown Goodman, 90, of Bay City, formerly of Flint, our caring, friendly and loving mother, grandma and sister passed away peacefully on the morning of Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Bay Medical Care Facility. Dorothea was born in Bay City on February 17, 1924, the daughter of the late Wesley and Beatrice (Phillips) Lamkin. Dorothea loved to spend time with her family and her grandchildren. Known for her dedication to others, her loving ways will always live on. Left to cherish her memory are her two children, Barbara and husband, Tom Roy of Bay City and Donald and wife, Lavina Brown of Burton. She was the loving and devoted grandma of four grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. Dorothea is also survived by her brother, Eugene Lamkin. In addition to her parents, Dorothea was preceded in death by her granddaughters, Tina Noodel (Roy) and Barbara Warner; her first husband, Alvin Brown and her second husband, Robert Goodman. Dorothea’s family will be present to receive visitors on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM and again on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 1:00 PM until the time of her 2:00 PM Funeral Ceremony at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. Pastor Steve Roe will officiate with cremation to follow. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at

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  1. My deepest sympathy on the passing of Aunt Dot. Even though I haven’t seen her in such a long time, she has and will always have a special place in my heart. So many fond memories spent with her, Aunt Denise, and Tina when I was growing up. My heartfelt condolences to Barb, Donnie, and all her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchild. She truly was a caring lady that will be remembered and loved by many.

  2. So sad to hear of this loss. I will truly miss my Aunt Dot. She was always so sweet to everyone and always made smiles come to the faces around her. Know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers throughout this time and that I love you all.

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