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Stella Beatrice Rust Goodnight

Stella Beatrice Rust Goodnight

9/29/1919 - 8/18/2010

Stella Beatrice Rust Goodnight, 90, of Weatherford, passed away on Wednesday August 18, 2010 in a Weatherford nursing facility.  She was born September 29, 1919 in Cleburne to Virgil and Mary Rust.  Bea graduated from Electra High School.  She married Rayford Daniel Goodnight on May 18, 1939 in Electra.  Later in life she attended Odessa College and earned her degree in nursing.  She served in the nursing profession for almost twenty years before retiring.  Bea has been a member of several First United Methodist Churchs.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Virgil Gordon and Mary Jane Cummins Rust; brothers, Vernice Glendan Rust, Joe Marion Rust, Benjamin Washington Rust, James Cole Rust and Roy Douglas Rust as well as her sisters, May Rust Derby and Hattie Marie Rust Stephens.  Survivors include her husband Rayford Daniel Goodnight of Weatherford; son, James Goodnight and wife Rochelle of Waco; daughter, Nancy Goodnight Hard and husband Meredith of Weatherford; grandchildren, Dr. Steve Hard and wife Barbara of Weatherford, Julie Goodnight of Waco, William Goodnight and wife Rhonda of Richardson and Brian Goodnight and wife Wendy of West and seven great grandchildren, Curtis Hard, Colton Hard, Brazos Hard, Bailey Goodnight, Truit Goodnight, William Goodnight and Mary Elizabeth Bingham.  A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM in the First United Methodist Church on Saturday August 21, 2010, a family visitation will follow in the family life center.


Larry N Holmes

Beatrice was our classmate's Mother
Sunday, August 22, 2010

Our condolences to Nancy and her family PSHS Class of 1959

Raymond Gary Chisholm

Classmate of Nancy Goodnight, Pampa Senior High School, Pampa, Texas Class of 1959
Sunday, August 22, 2010

Nancy and your family have my deepest sympathy at the loss of your mother. She has gone home to be with our Heavenly Father and his Son our Lord and Savior. She will be awaiting you with your family and friends who have departed this life before us. You will always have your memories and thoughts to keep you company until you meet again. You are in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this time of sadness and loss.

James Lee Byars

New York City
Nancy Goodnight, friend and classmate at Pampa, Texas
Sunday, August 22, 2010

Sending sympathy and wishes for the family. I know that Nancy will feel the supportive vibrations of those of us who have known and loved her for these many years.

Sandra Palmitier Waters

High school classmate of Nancy
Sunday, August 22, 2010

My deepest sympathies are extended to Nancy and all of her family. May you always have sweet memories of your Mother.

Jerry Rockwell

Pierre Part
Sunday, August 22, 2010

Nancy and family. My deepest sympathy to you and your loved ones at the loss of your mother. It is always hard to lose your parents. God's grace is always sufficient at a time like this. May the Lord bless you. Jerry Rockwell

Carol (Arney) and Delbert Simmons

high school classmates of Nancy
Monday, August 23, 2010

Nancy, we both know how very difficult this is for you and want you to know you're in our thoughts and our prayers.

Carol Falkenstein

Classmate PSHS Class 1959
Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Please accept my condolence and I wish I could put my arms around you to bring you warmth, with the loss of your beloved mother. She is sharing her love of our Lord with those still on this earth and eagerly awaits our arrival to His Heavenly Kingdom. With warmth and love, Carol Falkenstein

Jere M. Teed

Mt. Prospect
Class fo '59 classmate
Sunday, September 05, 2010

Nancy - I don't get to the computer that often so only today saw the obit about your mother. My sympathies and my prayers are with you and your family in your time of loss.