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Donal Eugene Goode
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Donal Eugene Goode, 61, of Jasper, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2009.


Mr. Goode was born May 18, 1948 to the late Eugene Key Goode and Mary Ruth Padgett Goode.


He enlisted in the United States Army on Aug. 22, 1968. While serving his country in Vietnam he earned three purple hearts, three bronze service stars, an Army Commendation Medal and an air Metal with V Device. He was also a Green Beret.


He was a member of the Amicalola Baptist Church in Dawson County and was self-employed as a truck driver.


Survivors include his wife, Margaret Goble Goode; sons, Anthony Donal Goode of Jasper, Gregory Scott Childers of Ellijay, Christopher Todd Childers; daughter, Mary Katherine Kleinberg of Jasper; sisters, Joyce Hagin of Madison, Pamela Cataldi of Jasper; brothers, Terry Good of Jasper, David Goode of South Carolina; granddaughters, Madelyn Louise Goode, Erin Marie Goode Tori Kleinberg, Addi Kleinberg, Emily Hall, Leslie Nichols, Ely Henson; various other relatives also survive.


Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 21 at the Jasper United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chip Wilson officiating.


Interment followed at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22 at the Georgia National Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, donations were requested made to The Hope Center in Cartersville, Ga.


Roper Funeral Home of Jasper was in charge of the arrangements.