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SHIRLEY GOODMAN Shirley Bernice Goodman, 77, passed away peacefully Dec. 22, 2012, surrounded by her family in Las Vegas. Shirley was born Sept. 14, 1935, in San Bernardino, Calif., to Elmer and Bernice Motschman. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Fred; and children, Scott Elmer and Lisa Bernice. Shirley is survived by her husband, of 56 years, Robert M. Goodman; sister, Patricia (Fryer); as well as her children, Tom (Melinda), Bob (Sharon), Connie Graham (Kelly), Pam Renner and Kelly (Stephanie). Shirley has 27 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She attended Brigham Young University, where she met the love of her life and husband, Robert. Affectionately known by her family as "The Great Mom," she was beloved by all for her selfless service to family and friends. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and family history, all the while serving as an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she fulfilled many callings over the course of her lifetime. There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at the LDS Chapel, 8801 W. Alexander Road, Las Vegas, NV 89129. There will be a separate service at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at the LDS Chapel, 5600 Monument Ave., Richmond, VA 23226.


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