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Johnnie Faye Goolsby

Funeral services for Mrs. Johnnie Faye Goolsby, age 85 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Rock Corner Baptist Church near Dubach with Rev. Larry Bullock officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Corner Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.
Mrs. Goolsby was co-owner of Goolsby’s Grocery Store and a member of Rock Corner Baptist Church. She loved gardening and flowers, sewing and arts and crafts. She also enjoyed having and attending garage sales, playing bingo in the senior circle and loved her dog, Gypsy. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 59 years, John D. Goolsby and a brother, Everette Ginn.
Johnnie Faye is survived by her daughter: Teresa Goolsby of Calhoun; sister: Patsy Griggs of Farmerville; brother: Zeb Ginn and wife Nancy of Farmerville; sister-in-law: Lillian Ginn of Ruston and numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jerry Ginn, Dewayne Ginn, David Ginn, Gavin Redden, Kenny Mitcham and Wade Pipes. Honorary pallbearers are Bevon Martin and Jim Frasier.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM, Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel. To leave an on-line memorial message for the family, please visit

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