July 14, 2024

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
Condolences may be e-mailed to: garnandfuneralhomes.com