Mary Joanna Cherry Goodson, 61, of Chattanooga died at her residence on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. She was a devoted and loving wife for over 29 years. Mrs. Goodson was preceded in death by her parents Jack and Ruby Cherry, of Chattanooga, Tenn. She is survived by her loving husband Chuck Goodson, Chattanooga, Tenn.; brother, Russell (June) Cherry, Maryville, Tenn.; nephews, Major John Cherry, U.S. Army, Colorado; Major Daniel Cherry and wife Christy, U.S. Army, Fla.; and grandnieces, Claire and Kate Cherry. Funeral services were held in Chattanooga National Cemetery on Jan. 15, 2014. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for you to send a contribution to your favorite charity in honor of Mrs. Goodson. Visit www.RyanFuneralHome.net to share memories and condolences.