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Geri Goodnight

March 1, 1945 ~ October 11, 2021 (age 76)


Geri Goodnight, 76, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma passed away Monday, October 11, 2021 in Tecumseh. 

She was born March 1, 1945 to Earl and Lois (Tucker) Cook in Shawnee, Oklahoma. 

Geri was raised in Tecumseh and attended Tecumseh Public Schools.  She lived in Texas, Kansas and Arkansas, before returning back to Oklahoma and settling in Tecumseh. 

She married Floyd Goodnight on October 24, 1978 in Gainesville, Texas.  He preceded her in death on August 12, 2005. 

Geri loved her family very much.  She was very proud of her great grand babies.  She loved her pet dogs, they were her babies.  In her free time she loved to sew.  She would quilt for hours.  She was also a member of the Quilt Guild where she had many friends. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Goodnight; son, Phil Barnes; and her parents, Earl and Lois Cook; and niece and nephew, Bobby Joe Cook and Kenny Cook. 

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Jack Reece of Tecumseh, OK; granddaughter, Tandie Scallorn of Shawnee, OK; 2 great-grandchildren, Lane Scallorn and Piper Scallorn; brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Judy Cook of Shawnee; and other extended family and friends. 

Visitation will be 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 13, 2021 and continue through service time.  Service will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Larry Sparks officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh. 

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October 13, 2021

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cooper Funeral Home
210 W. Walnut
Tecumseh, OK 74873

Funeral Service
October 14, 2021

10:00 AM
Cooper Funeral Home
210 W. Walnut
Tecumseh, OK 74873

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