Nancy Louise (Butler) Gooldy

October 13, 1949 ~ January 10, 2021 (age 71)


Age 71, of Parma, passed away in Jackson on Sunday, January 10, 2021.  She was born in Toledo, Ohio on October 13, 1949, the daughter of Roland and Hazel (Pulling) Butler.  Nancy is survived by six children, Sherry Bills, Garry (Tammy) Gooldy Jr., Maxine (Eric) Dwyer, Raymond “Roach” (Kimberley) Gooldy, Christal (Jeff Moull) Schaffer and Jesse (Marsha) Gooldy; 14 grandchildren, Andrea (Derek) Hill, Haley Bills, Garry Gooldy III, Lily Gooldy, James Stephens III “Bo”, Jenny Gooldy “JJ”, Ronnie Swain, Cody Swain, Amanda (Cody) Shilling, Alaina Gipson, Kayla Schaffer, Hunter Gooldy, Madalynn Gooldy and Ryder Gooldy; five great-grandchildren, Nevaeh Stephens, Serenity Shilling, Connor Shilling, Cody Swain Jr. and Zeke Swain.  Also surviving are four siblings, Eva Myrick, Kathy Yeadon, Pat Lloyd and Richard (Marie) Butler; many nieces and nephews; and her former husband, Garry Gooldy Sr.  Nancy was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Jack White who was active duty military killed in Vietnam; brother, David Butler; half-siblings, Will Butler and Thomas Butler; grandparents, William and Elizabeth Pulling, Jesse Butler and Evelina Pulling.  Nancy was a wonderful mother who loved fast classic muscle cars; the outdoors, especially birds, flowers and gardening; animals, with a special place for her fur-babies; and traveling.  Per her wishes, cremation has taken place and no services will be held at this time.  Her ashes will eventually be returned to where she grew up in Washington.  For those who wish, contributions in Nancy’s memory to your local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America or the Cascades Humane Society, 1515 Carmen Dr., Jackson, MI 49202 would be appreciated.

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Cascades Humane Society
1515 Carmen Drive, Jackson MI 49202

Vietnam Veterans of America Jackson Chapter #109
Box 1704, Jackson MI 49204

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