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Nancy Goode

June 23, 1937 — November 22, 2018

Nancy Sandra Permenter Goode passed away November 22, 2018, after a brief illness.  She was born June 23, 1937, in Jacksonville, FL to John Ray Permenter and Ethel Hightower Permenter. Nancy attended Robert E. Lee High School, Brenau University and graduated from the University of Georgia. She was a member of the Phi Mu Fraternity and taught elementary school after graduation. Nancy was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Ponte Vedra Chapter DAR, and of the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club. She was a member of Palms Presbyterian Church and served in the Shepherd Ministry.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Bryan Collier Goode, Jr; son, Bryan Collier ‘Tripp’ Goode, III (Sandra); daughter, Sandra Allison Sternberg (James); grandchildren, Chloe and Claire Goode, and Jack Sternberg; sister, Marianne Permenter Hibbard; brother-in-law, Gordon W. Gerber; and many nieces and nephews. Nancy was preceded in death by her daughter, Nancy Melissa Goode; sister, Martha Permenter Gerber; and brother, John Ray Permenter, Jr..

Nancy was a bright light in many lives, warm and welcoming, the perfect hostess. She was witty and clever, always ready with a quick comeback in any situation. Family parties will never be the same.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday, November 30, at 2 p.m. at Palms Presbyterian Church, 3410 S. 3rd Street, Jacksonville Beach.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Nancy’s memory may be made to Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry (BEAM), 850 6th Avenue S., Suite 400, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 (

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