Mary Evelyn Goodwin, 94, of Blowing Rock, N.C., passed away Sunday morning, October 21, 2018, at the Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge in Blowing Rock.

Mary was born June 26, 1924 in Cedar Bluff, Virginia, a daughter of the late John O. Goodwin and Vicie Pearl McGlothlin Goodwin.

She worked at C.E. Goodwin and Sons Blanket Mills in Cedar Bluff, Virginia and was chairman of Goodwin Weavers in Blowing Rock, North Carolina for many years. Mary was an active member of Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church in Blowing Rock.

Mary is survived by four nephews, Robert W. Harman and wife Cely of Hiwassee, Virginia, John G. Harman and wife Victoria of Ashe, North Carolina, Michael A. Harman, and David H. Harman and wife Barbara, all of Blowing Rock; and one niece, Margaret H. Lanier and husband Tom of Blowing Rock. She is also survived by three great-nephews, Jake and John Harman, and Morgan Lanier; and six great-nieces, Meredith, Elizabeth, Victoria, Sarah Harman, Ashlyn Barker and Letitia Conner.

Memorial services for Mary Evelyn Goodwin will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, October 25, 2018, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be the Reverend Kathy Beach.

The family will receive friends Thursday afternoon, following the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church Scholarship Fund, PO Box 393, Blowing Rock, North Carolina, 28605.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staffs of Watauga Medical Center, Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living, The Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge, and Medi Home Health and Hospice for their unending love and care for Mary.

Online condolences may be sent to the Goodwin family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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