Sunday, January 26, 2014 12:00 AM
Rozella Cox Goldman, 90, resident of 518 Colonial Drive, former resident of West Cambridge Avenue, widow of Enoch Walter Goldman, went home to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 25, 2014.
Born October 10, 1923, in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Woodfin Grady and Queen Iona Corbin Cox. She and her family moved to Anderson when she was a year old, then to Ninety Six when she was a new teen and finally to Greenwood when she was fourteen. She was a 1940 graduate of Greenwood High School.
She joined South Main Street Baptist Church when she was 18 years old. She soon began teaching Sunday School and served in that capacity in many different classes. She received a plaque for 60 years of teaching Sunday School and was last teacher in the Reapers Sunday School Class. She served for 54 years as the leader of the Margaret Richardson Circle and served many times as WMU Director and as Baptist Women’s Leader. Rozella served as church hostess for more than 18 years and received a certificate of appreciation from the Church Brotherhood and other such notorieties upon her retirement from those duties. She served as Extension Department Director (now the Homebound Dept) for more than 28 years.
Mrs. Goldman created a card ministry and prayer ministry that she continued until her death.
She is survived by a daughter, Peggy Rozella Goldman, with whom she made her home; a son, Walter Goldman, III, and wife Pam of Greer; two grandsons, Blake (Jean) Goldman of Greer and Ty (Jill) Goldman of Waterloo; a granddaughter, Meg (Tim) Snider of Atlanta; three great-granddaughters, Morgan Goldman of Greer, and Katie Goldman and Drayton Goldman, both of Waterloo; a great-grandson, Tyler Stone Shealy of Greenwood; and a dear sister-in-law, Ann R. Cox of Greenwood.
She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Grady “Robby” Goldman; a sister, Sue Cox Arnold; and four brothers, Cecil Cox, Guy Cox, Joe Cox and Tommy Cox.
Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens with Rev. Ryan Eklund officiating.
The family will receive friends at the cemetery immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
The family would like to offer special thanks to Dr. Christopher Ceraldi of Abbeville Medical Center and Tammi Cameron of Self Home Healthcare and to the staff of Hospice Care of the Piedmont.
For online condolences please visit www.blythfuneralhome.com.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Goldman family.