|Mrs. A J. Goodwin
Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Goodwin, 67, a resident of Portales since 1899, died Saturday morning of a stroke suffered the evening before.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:30 p.m. from the Wheeler Chapel.
She came to Portales with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel E. Turner and her 10 brothers and sisters in 1899. The family homesteaded two and a half miles out on the Bethel road.
She was married to Bill Boykin, a cowboy on the DZ Ranch on March 22, 1901. Three children were born to this union. One, a daughter died in infancy. The son, Bolly, is now with the Santa Fe Railroad in Clovis. The daughter Estelle, Later Mrs. Ralph R. Will, died in 1933. Mr. Boykin died of injuries received from a wild horse in Dalhart Texas.
Mrs. Boykin was married to A. J. Goodwin, prominent Portales businessman, on August 19, 1912. Their home occupied the present site of the new Portales hotel. Mr. Goodwin died on July 24, 1930 in Denton, Texas. A few years later the family home Portales burned and Mrs. Goodwin moved to the farm northwest of Portales. She lived at House, New Mexico with her brother for the past few years, taking care of her mother, Mrs. Serena Turner, who died last March at the age of 94.
She is survived by three brothers and four sisters - G.W. Turner of House; A.M. Turner, Portales, Alfred Turner, Fruita, Colorado; Mrs. Lela Myrick, Borger, Texas; Mrs. Carrol Colesure, Anaheim, California; Mrs. J.E. Fain, Bentonville, Arkansas and Mrs. George Prim Bullhead City, Arizona.