BROOKSIE GOODGAME McCAY, age 95 of Athens, Tenn. passed away Thursday, December 16, 2021, at her residence. She was a native of South Pittsburg, Tenn., former resident of Chattanooga, Tenn;, resident of Athens since 1964, a daughter of the late Robert E. Goodgame, Sr. and Annie Thomas Goodgame, and preceded in death by her Husband: Paul William McCay, Jr., Daughter-in-law: Marcia McCay, Great Grandson: Robert Byrne, Five Brothers: Commander R. E. Goodgame, Ray Goodgame, Maxwell Goodgame, Dr. John Goodgame, Charles Goodgame, Two Sisters: Elizabeth G. Long, and Edwinna G. Keown. She retired from Athens City Schools after 20 years of service. She was an active member of First Baptist Church of Athens for 65 years serving as Sunday School Teacher, Church Choir and the W.M.U. and also was active with Meals on Wheels.
Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law: Jan and Butch Smith of Athens, Tenn., Three sons and daughters-in-law: Bill McCay of Crossville, Tenn., Bob and Beth McCay of Calhoun, Tenn., Jeff and Karen McCay of Athens, Tenn., 11 Grandchildren: Andrew (Jamie) McCay, Mike (Katie) McCay, Lynne Smith Herndon, Joellen Smith (Matt) Ledford, Beth Smith (Daniel) Galloway, Lauren McCay (Bob) Byrne, Rob (Beka) McCay, Kate McCay(Oscar) Heidbreder, Carrianna McCay (Eric) Coker, Will (Alex) McCay, Max (Katie) McCay, 32 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be 3:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Rev. Dr. Bill Henard officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. Wednesday at the church. Interment was in McMinn Memory Gardens with Grandsons serving as pallbearers. Memorial contributions may be made to Legacy Building Fund of First Baptist Church of Athens, Tn. 305 Ingleside Ave. Athens, Tenn. 37303. Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Brooksie-McCay. Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.