Pauline “Goose” Ganus, 86, of Phenix City, AL, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the Columbus Hospice House in Columbus, GA.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 am EDT, Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Vance Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Randy Comer officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday morning from 10:00 until 11:00 am EDT, one hour prior to the service, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Ganus was born on December 18, 1931, in Phenix City, AL, daughter of the late Ivy B. Newsome and Rosie Bell Wade Newsome. She retired from Sunshine Biscuit, with over 34 years of service. Mrs. Ganus was a member of River of Life Church. She enjoyed sewing and loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Other than her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Jackson Ganus; two sisters and two brothers.
She is survived by four daughters, Sharon Ganus Schwalm and husband Karl of Oakland, MD, Patti Ganus Smith and husband William of Phenix City, AL, Marie Ganus Long of Phenix City, AL and Kay Ganus Holt and husband Billy of Phenix City, AL; grandchildren, Kelly Sasser (Jason), Matt Holt (Jessica), Jared Abig, Michael Schwalm (Tiffany), Kristi Hamilton, Daniel Holt (Laken) and Bryan Schwalm (Megan); great-grandchildren, Zack, Ivey, Nicholas, Hunter, Hudson, Aniah, Arianna, Jackson and Maci; four sisters, three brothers; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to a sister, Maxine Hunter and a sister-in-law, Fay Newsome, for all of their loving care.
Online condolences may be made at vancememorialchapel.net