Verna Gene Goodner, a resident of Henryetta, died Jan. 7, 2022 at her home in Henryetta at the age of 78. She was born July 21, 1943 in Henryetta to Laverne Potter and Imogene (Luker) Potter.
She married the love of her life, William "Bill" Goodner Aug. 18, 1961 in Henryetta.
She was a member of the Henryetta VFW post 539.
Verna was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Donna Gold, son-in-law, the late Tony Tolbert.
Verna is survived by her husband Bill Goodner of the home; two sons: John Goodner of Henryetta, and Joseph Goodner and wife Teresa of South Jordan, Utah; daughter, Janet Goodner Tolbert of Eufaula; grandchildren: Austin Lee Goodner, Nicholas Lee Tolbert, Amanda Beth Goodner, Tyler William Goodner, and Matthew John Tolbert; siblings: Virginia Bezinque, Lavern Potter JR., and Jimmie Don Potter, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 at Integrity Chapel with Rev. Mark Elam, officiating. Services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.
The family has designated the Lions Club Christmas Basket as an appropriate charity to donate in honor of Verna's Memory