Obituary - Venasha V. Goodson was born on September 3, 1926 in Rogersville, Alabama to the late George and Zella Watkins. She departed this life on January 16, 2021.
Venasha was educated in the Little Zion School and later was transferred to Detroit, Michigan where she graduated high school. She worked at Henry Ford Hospital as a field nurse and international airline. Venasha was a fabulous dresser who truly loved traveling and singing.
Venasha Met the love of her life and united in holy matrimony to the late Mr. Johnny L. Goodson. She confessed hope in Christ at an early age at Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church and was baptized in his holy name, after relocating to Detroit, Michigan. Venasha became a member of New Life Baptist Church. Her final church home was Christ Cathedral Baptist Church. She served on the usher board as well as sang in the choir.
Venasha was preceded in death by her daughter Dewatha “Dee Dee” Graham, her brother, George Watkins, and nephew O’Neal Watkins. She leaves to celebrate and cherish her memories, her son, Ovanus Guy of Detroit, Michigan. Her niece , Mattie Russell-Watkins, Three nephews, Wendell McCauly, Cleothus McCauley, and Tyrone Taylor. Three Great Nieces, Marylin McCauley, Tina McCauley, Ashanti Fuqua. One Great Nephew, Sean Taylor, along with Special Friends, Brenda Jetter and Rose Stanley.
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