Julian NC: Carolyn Jean Smith Goodwin, 56, of Julian, NC passed away on Saturday June 2, 2018 at her home with her children by her side. She was born on January 9, 1962 in Rocky Mount, NC to the late Owen Bernice Smith Sr. & Jean Hearn Smith.
Carolyn graduated from Rocky Mount Senior High in 1980. She was lovingly devoted to and adored her children. She enjoyed being outdoors, working in her yard, and daily listening to Bishop T.D. Jakes as it truly uplifted her faith in God and spirit. She was a loving and caring sister to Susan, Owen and Ann Karen
Carolyn is survived by her Son: Jacob Cody Goodwin, Daughter: Elena Brandi Goodwin, Step Son: Lucas James Goodwin, Sisters: Susan Smith Lewis (John) of Wake Forest, NC, Ann Karen Smith of Carolina Beach, NC, Sister-in-Law: Berrie Smith Bunn of Rocky Mount, NC, Uncle: Kenneth Mack Smith (Betty Ann) of Greensboro, NC, Step Brother: Jeff Parker of Charlotte, Step Sisters: Pam Johnson (Steve) of Bear Creek NC, and Lee Parker of Rocky Mount NC. Other than her parents she is preceded in death by her brother Owen Bernice Smith, Jr. and a host of aunts & cousins.
A visitation will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 PM Friday June 8th 2018 at Triad Cremation Society & Chapel 2110 Veasley Street Greensboro NC 27407. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday June 9th at Wave Church 5334 Lamm Road Wilson NC 27893 with a visitation being held 1 hour prior to service time. Burial will follow at Pineview Cemetery in Rocky Mount NC. The Pastor Reggie Ethridge will officiate the service.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Guilford County Animal Shelter 4525 West Wendover Ave. Greensboro NC 27409.