Goodner, Mary Fuller

Registered Nurse At Erlanger For Almost 40 Years

  • Thursday, June 8, 2023
Mary Fuller Goodner
Mary Fuller Goodner

Mary Fuller Goodner, 67, of Ringgold, passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, in a local hospital.

Born in Athens, Tn., Mrs. Goodner was a longtime resident of Hamilton County and most recently Catoosa County and was a proud alumni of UTK.

She was a registered nurse at Erlanger Medical Center for almost 40 years working most of that time in the oncology department caring for those who were facing a difficult time in their lives.

Mrs. Goodner loved time with her dear friends in the Peri Group for over 30 years.

She was a member of Ringgold United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her father, Clyde Fuller; mother, Ruby Fuller; and son, Jeffery Knox.

Survivors are her husband, Steven C. Goodner; daughters, Christine (Daniel) Cates, Ringgold, and Jennifer Goodner, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.; son, Billy Knox, Chattanooga; sisters, Nancy (Bill) Landreth, Ooltewah, and Annette (Mike) Roach, Lake Charles, La.; brother, Max (Janice) Fuller, Ooltewah; four grandchildren, Lane Cates, Taylor Pease, Gennaveve Pease, and Liam Cates; two great-grandchildren; eight nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, June 10, at 5 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Chris Bryant, Pastor Sally Ensley, and Pastor Marty McGee officiating.

You may share condolences with the family and view the service on live stream at

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society- SE Region/Chatt., PO Box 332047, Nashville, Tn. or the American Diabetic Association, 5805 Lee Highway St. 204, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 3-5 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.

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