Mary Alice Goodman Salter, 80, of Tifton passed away Monday, September 19, 2022, at her residence. Her funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 22, 2022, in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals with the Rev. Conway Harris officiating. Mrs. Salter will be laid to rest at Oak Ridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Nick Miller, Ranger Schmucker, Gary Dove, Brennan Harris, Michael Burgess and Colt Tomberlin will be among the pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Claude and Debbie Hicks, Judy Raulerson and the deacons of Believers Baptist Church in Tifton.
Born November 1, 1941, in Crosland, Mrs. Salter was the daughter of the late Dorsey Goodman and Mildred Hogan Goodman. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Charles Buddy Goodman; one son, Johnny Dale Chambless; one sister, Mary Jean G. Osborne; one grandson, Bradford “Brad” Jones, who passed away on September 17, 2022; and her grandparents, Charlie and Belle Hogan and Rance and Millie Goodman. She was a homemaker and a member of Believers Baptist Church in Tifton. She was a wonderful cook and loved everybody and welcomed everyone in so much that it could be said “she collected people”.
Mrs. Salter is survived by her husband of 54 years, Edward Laferrell Salter of Tifton, who she married on August 12, 1968; seven sons and their spouses, Randy and Cheryl Chambless of Ty Ty, Jeffrey and Lori Salter of Dallas, Ray and Kim Salter of Carrolton, Buddy and Debbie Salter of Clover, South Carolina, Michael and Charlene Salter of Sylvester, Monty and Sharon Salter of Carrolton and Scott and Gabe Goodman of Tifton; two daughters and one son-in-law, Debra Jones of Ty Ty and Shara and Dennis Dunn of Six Mile, South Carolina; one sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Hugh McCord of Vidalia; 22 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial gifts may be made to Believers Baptist Church, 4767 Union Road, Tifton, GA 31794 or the Tiftarea Humane Society, 278 Georgia Highway 125 South, Tifton, GA 31794.