She was born the daughter of Albert Harris and Addie Bell Harris in Sulphur Springs, TX on April 5, 1959. Dorothy worked as a care giver for a Home Health Company before retiring and was of the Baptist faith. She was married to Larry Goodson, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include: children: Ashley Goodson (Aaron) and Patrick Harris (Amanda); grandchildren: Ashlynn, Kinsleigh, Leighton, Gaberial and Harold; sister: Lavern Hall; brother: Norvis Harris (Ivy); brother-in-law: Rufus Lee.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Albert and Addie Harris; husband: Larry Goodson; sisters: Olivia, Arie Mae and Juanita; brother: Hubert; brother-in-law: George Hall.