Peggy Lou White Goodson, age 80, of Alto, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Dahlonega, Georgia.  

Mrs. Goodson is survived by her husband, Ralph Goodson of Alto; son and daughter-in-law, Randy & Sharon Goodson of Alto; daughter and son-in-law, Beth & Aubrey Elrod of Alto; grandchildren, Tanner Goodson and his wife Brittney, their daughter, Eloise all of Suwanee, LT. Chaz Elrod, U.S.N. and his wife Debbie of Santee, California, Tyler Goodson and his wife Whitney, their sons, Asher and Thatcher all of Alto, Taylor Goodson of Alto, Drew Elrod and his wife Kendall, their daughters, Bellamy & Beth Aven all of Cleveland, Victoria Gunnells and her husband Khristopher of Danielsville; sisters, Edith Goodson of Alto, Willette Mote of Clarkesville and Trudy Galloway of Alto; brothers, Dan White and his wife Sandy of Gainesville and Phil White of Alto; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

Mrs. Goodson was preceded in death by her parents, Beacher & Mellie Segars White; a grandson, Trevor Goodson; brothers, Denver White and Dennis White. 

A lifelong resident of Banks County, Peggy was a fun-loving ray of sunshine to all who knew her. She was a loving wife for 59 years. To her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, Nana was a short-order cook, Physician, Psychiatrist, Historian, Disciplinarian and dispenser of solicited and unsolicited wisdom and advice. The family void created by her Heavenly departure brings sadness that cannot be overstated and can only be endured by the realization of Peggy strolling the streets of Glory with Jesus her savior and the countless friends and family gone before her. 

Funeral Services will be held at 11 am, Tuesday, August 4, 2020, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Hicks, Rev. Bobby Griffin and Rev. Scott Ledbetter officiating.  Burial will follow in the Rehoboth Cemetery the former Mt. Sinai Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery with Rev. Matthew Mote officiating. 

The family will receive friends from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm on Monday at the funeral home. 

Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines. 

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at 

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.