Carolyn Goddard Major

Resident of Rome

Carolyn Goddard Major, 88, of Rome, GA, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018. She was born June 15, 1930, in College Park, GA to the late George Augustus and Carol Smith Goddard. 

Carolyn was a longtime resident of Rome. She was an active member of West Rome United Methodist Church for over 60 years. She was a charter member of P.E.O.(Philanthropic Educational Organization) Chapter AO, established in 1985, where she was a beloved sister and former president. She served as the business manager for the Ministries of Love and actively supported other local charities including the Rome Pregnancy Center, Hospitality House and the West Rome United Methodist Crisis Ministry. 

She was a beloved mother, grandmother, neighbor, and friend known for her generosity, hospitality and her signature red lipstick. 

Surviving are her daughter, Lee Ann Alexander and her children, Caroline Elizabeth Alexander and Grant Walton Alexander; sons, John Allen Major (Susan) and their children, Nicholas Allen Major and Katelyn Elise Major; Mark Walton Major (Jenny) and their children, Chase Walton Major and John Graham Major and her sister, Ann Goddard Charles. 

She was predeceased by her parents, and husband, John Moreland Major. 

Burial was held July 28, 2018 at Danburg Baptist Church Cemetery. A Celebration of Life service was held July 29, 2018 at West Rome United Methodist Church. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: West Rome United Methodist Church, PO Box 2247 Rome, GA 30164-2247, Ministries of Love, Inc. PO Box 1206 Rome, GA 30162-1206, or Hospitality House for Women, Inc. PO Box 5163, Rome, GA 30162-5136. 

Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel is assisting with arrangements.

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Mailing Address:
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Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812