Laura J. Goodnight, 81, died Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City. She was born September 2, 1933 at Kansas City, Missouri to parents William & Gertrude (Powers) Thornbrugh. She married Bill A. Goodnight on June 17, 1966 at Garden City. He died on September 30, 1996. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Holcomb.

Laura grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. After moving to Finney County she was a cook at St Mary School and worked in the Deli at Dillon’s West. She enjoyed playing bingo, dominos, cards, cross stitching & especially her family activities. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, 1 Daughter- Beth Gaylord, 1 Brother- Bill Thornbrugh & 1 Sister- Sharon Gillispie.

Survivors: 2 Sons Tom Barnes Irving, Texas
Cole Goodnight Garden City
4 Daughters Dorothy Cleveland Amarillo, Texas
Janet Barnes Ulysses
Debbie Zundt Garden City
Sharon Unruh Garden City
1 Brother Bob Thornbrugh Thayer, Missouri
1 Sister Juanita Hahn Garden City
9 Grandchildren
30 Great-Grandchildren
5 Great-Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Service: 1:00 PM Monday
Place: Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City
Officiating: Rev Bob Bates
Burial: Valley View Cemetery in Garden City
Memorials: Laura Goodnight Memorial Fund
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: Noon to 8:00 PM Sunday, 9:00 AM to Noon Monday
At Garnand Funeral Home
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