Linda Lea Smyres Goodson, 59, of Glendale, Arizona, passed away on Sept. 16, 2017.

Linda was born Nov. 28, 1957 in Hutchinson. Her parents were Leland Leroy Smyres and Lillian Josephine McGee Smyres of Windom.

Linda graduated from Wichita State University in 1980 with a degree in accounting. After graduation, she moved to Phoenix, Arizona where she was welcomed by her brother, Lee, and his family.

She worked as a certified public accountant in healthcare organizations.

Linda married Michael Goodson on Dec. 28, 1985. She was deeply devoted to her family and was loved by her nieces, nephews, and eight grandchildren. She adored cats. She was dedicated to her work and continued to do accounting until the week before her untimely passing.

She is survived by her husband Michael Goodson of Glendale, Arizona, her brother, Ernest Smyres of Windom, two step-daughters, Brenda Moore and Jennifer Fogarty, a stepson, Arian Goodson, six granddaughters, two grandsons, five nieces, three great-nieces, and two great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Vesta Stout, and her brother, Leon Smyres.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30 at Windom Cemetery.