Marion Goding


ENTERPRISE, Ala. – Marion Goding, 74, of Enterprise, Ala., died Wednesday, July 4, at her residence after an extended illness.

She was born Sept. 29, 1932, in Dryden, and was the daughter of the late Clyde Burton Cook and the late Sylvia Aretta Witham Cook. She received her education in Jay, graduating in 1950 from Jay High School. She married Bernard Atherton Goding of Farmington on July 23, 1950. They resided in Maine until August 1992, when they moved to Enterprise, Ala.

She is survived by her husband, Bernard Goding; two sons, Terry Alan Goding of Naples and Floyd Dennis Goding of Lewiston; five daughters, June Ellen Goding of Augusta, Pamela Lynn Sears of South China, Monica Lee Whalen of Enterprise, Ala., Sharon Marie Goding of Enterprise, Ala., and Nancy Jean Goding of Chesterville; three brothers, Burchard M. Cook of Farmington, Dale H. Cook of Scranton, Pa., and Steven Cook of Terrill, Texas; four sisters, Celia E. Wahl of Livermore Falls, Linda J. Kimball of Canton, Faye M. Hewitt of Rutland, Vt., and Betty Louise Levesque of Lewiston; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by three brothers, Dennis B. Cook, Alden W. Cook and Baby Cook; two sisters, Ardena V. Pomeroy and Claudia Mae Cook; and one granddaughter, Gina Goding.