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Dora Ingram Goodier was born September 22, 1928 and died peacefully at the age of 89 in Stillwater, Oklahoma on May 11, 2018. Dora was married to Paul Loel Goodier for 54 years. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, May 15 at 11:00 am at First Christian Church 411 West Matthews Ave in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Dora proudly grew up during the Great Depression in Blackwell on a farm where she loved herding cattle on foot and riding her pony. Although the great outdoors was her passion she studied music at her parent's insistence. She was awarded an academic scholarship to Phillips University where she earned a degree in Psychology and Sociology. She was in the PU band all 4 years of college and grudgingly was thankful for the instanced on music lessons. Following college she taught elementary school in Kay County and Enid, Ok. While staying at home with her children Dora tutored children with learning disabilities and later when back to public education to teach special education. The family began breeding and showing welsh ponies in the 1960's. Dora started teaching riding lessons and a new adventure began. From that point on Dora Goodier was in the horse business. They started Windbreak Farm in 1972 and showed hunters and jumpers not only in the state of Oklahoma but nationwide. In 1985 they moved Windbreak Farm to Stillwater, Oklahoma. Dora loved people and she loved horses, she could think of nothing better than spending time with friends and family and animals.
She was a member of Church of the Covenant in Enid Oklahoma and First Christian Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma and over the years spend many hours volunteering in different ministries at her much loved Disciples churches.
She leaves behind her daughter Lisa Goodier and son Jeff, his wife Polly, her grandsons Dalton and Dylan and her sister Joyce Pesnell as well as several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents Frank and Ada Ingram, husband Paul, infant son David, sisters Trula, Thomas and Helen Comstock.
Published on May 14, 2018
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