Marie Goings

Published 12:21 pm Friday, April 1, 2022

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Marie Pauline Sheridan Goings, 77, passed away on March 28, 2022, at Resthaven Living Center, where she had been a resident since 2016. Affectionally called Polly by family and friends, she was born along with her twin sister, Elaine, on Nov. 21, 1944, to Howard C. Sr. and Minnie Mae McNeese Sheridan.

She is survived by two sons, Wilton Howard “Tinker” Goings of Baton Rouge and Jody Tyrone Goings of Bogalusa; three grandchildren, Gavin Goings, Brittany Rachel Goings and Jacob Walker; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Dollie Hobgood; and a brother, Homer Sheridan.

Ms. Goings was preceded in death by her parents, Howard C. Sr. and Minnie Mae McNeese Sheridan; her twin sister, Elaine Sheridan Hall Schilling; sisters, LaVerygne Sheridan Stewart, Helen S. Sheridan and Virginia Sheridan Broussard; and a brother, Howard C. “Charles” Sheridan Jr.

Graveside services will be at Hillview Memorial Gardens on Monday, April 4, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Marcus Rosa officiating. Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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