Published: July 21, 2021

Jo Kate Goolsby, passed away Monday evening, July 19, 2021, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN. She was born on September 3, 1928 in Scotts Hill, TN and was 92 years old.

Jo was loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a huge Atlanta Braves fan, loved reading, watching Jeopardy, working crossword puzzles, Facebook and playing cards.

Visitation will be Wednesday July 21, 2021 from 4:00pm-7:00pm at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be Thursday July 22, 2021 at 1:00pm at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home.

Burial to follow at Giles Memory Gardens in Pulaski, TN.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Melrose and Sarah Shelby Stephens. Husband, Robert L. Goolsby.

She is survived by her;

Daughter, Barbara Goolsby (Paul) Harris of Lawrenceville, GA

Son, Steve (Shelly) Goolsby of Pulaski, TN

Grandchildren, Melissa Harris (Phillip) Payne, Allison (Michael) Harris Cox, Eric (Heather) Goolsby, Kyle Goolsby, Kristie Chapman, and Drew (Haley) Luna.

Great-grandchildren, Cameron Cox, Collyns Cox, Hayes Cox, Channing Payne, Aubrey Luna, Mia Chapman, Avery Luna, and Bryn Carter Chapman.


Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements for Jo Kate Goolsby.