Jackie Ann Gooden

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Jacqueline Ann Gooden October 19, 1946 - April 14, 2022 Jacqueline “Jackie” Ann Gooden, 75, of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, April 14, 2022. She was born on October 19, 1946, in Oakland City, Indiana, and was the loving daughter to the late Jack and Theda Woolsey. She is survived by her brother, John Woolsey, her daughter, Andrea (Toby) Baker, her son, Eric (Kristi) Gooden, grandchildren Kayla Baker, Miller Baker, Trace Gooden, nephews Chris (Julie) Woolsey; Nick (Giovonna) Woolsey, niece Jada Woolsey and extended family. She also leaves behind many friends. Jackie moved to Nashville in 1974, where she spent her time raising her family and building a career. She retired spring 2021. She had a witty personality, an awesome sense of humor and loved to laugh. Jackie enjoyed spending time with her family and attending her children and grandchildren’s activities over the years. She had a passion for music, especially Prince, trivia, and pop culture. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at 3:00 pm at the Plantation Pub. 8321 Sawyer Brown Rd, Nashville, TN 37221. We ask that everyone celebrate her life and not mourn her death. Arrangements in the care of Compassion Funeral & Cremation Services (615) 857-9955. We are proud to be West Nashville/Bellevue areas only locally owned & operated funeral and cremation provider.

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  1. Jackie was my CSR for 9years I worked at HST. She was great at her job. One of the best I have ever worked with. She and I worked very close together and I loved her spirit of fun and professionalism. One of the bright spots of my day seeing her and her welcoming smile for me each day as I came to work. She will be missed. Life well done Jackie!!

  2. In my thoughts and prayers. Jackie was a wonderful person.Anita

    A Memorial Tree was planted in memory of Jackie Ann Gooden
  3. Nana….I called her “Nanny” for at least 6 months, and she never corrected me. One day, she said, “It’s NANA!” She giggled. I apologized. I told her that is what I called my late Mother-in-law…she said: “Oh! OK. But they call me Nana”. I will miss her spunk, humor and most of all, our talks on the patio at Plantation Pub. Fly high angel! Hugs! Dena and Michael Tollison.

  4. The love you she gave will never be forgotten. She was always kind and left of us with many good memories. We Are thinking of all of you with love

    A Memorial Tree was planted in memory of Jackie Ann Gooden
  5. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love The Irwins

    A Memorial Tree was planted in memory of Jackie Ann Gooden
  6. When my husband and I moved to Nashville in the 70’s, we lived in the Bellevue area and I worked with Jackie in the HR Dept at Service Merchandise. She was so good at her job, very funny and always a joy to be around. That smile of hers!! So mischievous at times She always kept me laughing! I never knew what she was going to do or say. We went to a Prince concert one time and had an absolute blast!! Such good memories I have of her. I have missed her for so long and so sorry to hear of her passing. To her sweet family, (she loved all of you), I’m sorry for your loss. RIP Jackie! I know you are singing and dancing still..❤️

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