Obituary: Reverend Henderson Goins Jr.

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Reverend Henderson Goins Jr.

Reverend Henderson Goins Jr.

Reverend Henderson Goins Jr., 90, of Franklin, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 11, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. 

Mr. Goins was born on Oct. 30, 1929 in Lancaster, Kentucky to the late Henderson Goins Sr. and Amanda Hunt Goins. He dedicated his life to the Lord and spent over 40 years spreading the gospel as a pastor in the Church of the Nazarene. He pastored congregations in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee and most recently worshiped the Lord at Franklin Community of Faith Church of the Nazarene.

He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Dean Goins; brothers, George William Goins, JP Goins, Pete Goins, Albert Goins and Gilbert Goins; and sister, Minnie Lee McDaniel. 

He leaves behind his loving wife of 67 years, Mary McDaniel Goins; children, James (Cynthia) Goins, Vivian Self and Lisa (Chris) Watson; brother, Chester (Linda) Goins; grandchildren, Michael (Cassie) Self, Stephen (Amanda) Self, Jennifer (Jeremy) Elrod, Brittany (Buddy) Lovell, Dane Watson and Robert Watson; seven great-grandchildren; and many other loving family members. 

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin with the Reverends Ronnie Johnson and Raymond Johnson officiating. Visitation will be held from noon-2 p.m. on Sunday prior to the service. Entombment will follow in Williamson Memorial Gardens — Remembrance Mausoleum. 

Pallbearers will be Michael Self, Stephen Self, Jeremy Elrod, Buddy Lovell, Dane Watson, Robert Watson, William Self and Chris Watson. 

Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Franklin Community of Faith Church of the Nazarene. 


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