Our Family Genealogy Pages

Home Page  |  What's New  |  Photos  |  Histories  |  Headstones  |  Reports  |  Surnames


First/Given Name(s):


Last/Surname:



GOODRICH Edith (Tilly) Louise

GOODRICH Edith (Tilly) Louise

Female 1924 - 2015  (90 years)

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name GOODRICH Edith (Tilly) Louise 
    Born 6 Oct 1924  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Address Address:
    Edith (Tilly) Louise GOODRICH 
    Baptism Abt 1934  Waverly, Sussex County, VA (Waverly Methodist Church) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 107 
    Died 3 Mar 2015 
    • Description: Obituary for Edith Goodrich Gwaltney
      Edith Goodrich Gwaltney, 90, of Colonial Heights, widow of Orville L. Gwaltney, Sr., passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Born in Surry County, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin T. and Pearl Westbrook Goodrich. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Marvin Goodrich and Norman Goodrich. Mrs. Gwaltney is survived by her children, O. Lee Gwaltney, Jr. of Kalamazoo, MI, Cynthia G. Olgers of Sutherland, Keith T. Gwaltney of Carson, and Tamara L. Longo of Mechanicsville, five grandchildren, three great-grandchild, and a sister, Jean G. Johnson of Waverly. The family would like to thank the at home caregivers, and the staff of Brighter Living and Gentiva Hospice for their care and support during Mrs. Gwaltney's illness. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Dinwiddie Chapel of J. T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home 6616 Boydton Plank Road, N. Dinwiddie, VA 23803. Interment will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Claremont Cemetery, Claremont, VA. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 4600 Cox Road, Suite 130, Glen Allen, VA 23060.
    Buried 7 Mar 2015  Claremont, Surry County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From Doris Jean Goodrich Johnson: I do recall Tillie saying that Mama used to prepare food for Sam Pete and Tillie would deliver it to him while Mama watched her as she crossed the field going to and coming from the delivery.
    Person ID I932  Booth Family
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2015 

    Father GOODRICH Benjamin Taylor, Jr.,   b. 3 Oct 1886, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1931  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother WESTBROOK Mabel Pearl,   b. 1 Oct 1896, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1972, Portsmouth, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1915  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family GWALTNEY Orville Lee, Sr.,   b. 3 Mar 1924,   d. 21 May 1968, Richmond, VA (Stuart Circle Hosp) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1944  Richmond, VA (Pace Methodist Memorial Church) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. GWALTNEY Orville Lee, Jr.,   b. 6 May 1947, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. GWALTNEY Cynthia Paige,   b. 18 Jul 1950, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. GWALTNEY Keith Taylor,   b. 1 Sep 1956, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. GWALTNEY Tamara Lu,   b. 20 Jul 1966, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F331  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Abt 1934 - Waverly, Sussex County, VA (Waverly Methodist Church) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Sep 1944 - Richmond, VA (Pace Methodist Memorial Church) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Mar 2015 - Claremont, Surry County, VA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Westbrook: The Cousins
    Westbrook: The Cousins
    Taken in 2000 at the Cousins Reunion
    Goodrich: Edith (Tilly) Louise
    Goodrich: Edith (Tilly) Louise

  • Sources 
    1. [S56] Per coversation on 9-5-94 with Tilly.