Howard Joseph GOODEOctober 9th, 2019 | Paid Obituary
Howard Joseph Goode, age 71, of Texarkana, Texas, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, October 7, 2019. Mr. Goode was born June 16, 1948 in Oakland, California. He practiced law in Texarkana and the surrounding area. He graduated college from John Brown University and received his law degree from the University of Arkansas Law School. He was a member of Fellowship Bible Church, The Texarkana Bar Association and the Arkansas Bar Association. Howard loved to sing and enjoyed performing with the Shreveport Opera, the Texarkana Regional chorale and at local churches with his wife, Mary Scott accompanying him on piano. He was an avid animal lover who had a passion for all God's creation, especially his cats. Howard had a beautiful sweet spirit and a servant's heart for his fellowman. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Warren Goode and his nephew, Lance Dejanovich. He is survived by his wife and best friend, Mary Scott Goode of Texarkana, Texas; his mother, Marnie Goode of Del Mar, California; one brother, Charles Goode of San Diego, California; one sister and brother-in-law, Lesley and Owen Dejanovich of Phoenix, Arizona, two nieces, Rochelle Cotter and Roxanne Chaisson and a host of friends and other relatives. A celebration of Howard's life will be 3:00 P. M. Friday, October 11, 2019 at Fellowship Bible Church with Pastor Richard Hornok officiating. The family will receive friends at Texarkana Funeral Home, Texas, Thursday from 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. Memorials may be made to Fellowship Bible Church 1601 Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas 75503 or the Shreveport Opera, 6969 Fern Loop Ste. 206 Shreveport, Louisiana 71105. Register online at www.texarkanafuneralhome.com.