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Venita Rae (Ramsey) Goodnight

December 10, 1932 ~ March 31, 2019 (age 86)

Venita Goodnight, 86, of Oxford, KS passed away Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the Joy Home in Oxford.

Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the Oxford Funeral Service Chapel in Oxford. No visitation is scheduled. Memorials have been established with Alzheimer’s Association and the Diabetes Association.  Contributions can be left with the Oxford Funeral Home, P.O. Box 123, Oxford, KS 67119. 

Venita Rae Goodnight was born December 10, 1932, the daughter of Floyd and Thelma (Bradford) Ramsey in Winfield, KS. She graduated from Winfield High School in 1950. Venita was united in marriage to Claude Goodnight on August 27, 1953 in Arkansas City, KS. Venita enjoyed antique shopping, quilting, painting and owned Goodnight Gifts in Oxford. She also enjoyed fishing and camping with her husband.

Venita is survived by her children: Joni Herrington (Bill) of Wellington, John Goodnight (Cindy) of Winfield, and Patti DeHaven (Tom) of Oxford; 5 grandchildren: Wendy, Becky, Erin, Arthur and Samantha; 2 brothers: Joe Ramsey (Carolyn) of Mulvane and Jim Ramsey of Wichita.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Claude; daughter, Lori Laufer and two grandchildren: Truman Goodnight and Andrew Goodnight.

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