Samara Noelle Goodnight

September 12, 1990 ~ December 27, 2019 (age 29)


Samara Noelle Goodnight, 29, of Frankfort, passed away at her home, Friday, December 27, 2019.  She was born in Frankfort on September 12, 1990 to Misty (Goodnight) Badders.  She worked as an aide for Visiting Angels group home care.  Samara was known for her contagious laugh and cracking jokes.  She enjoyed camping, going to the beach, crafting, and spending time with her son and siblings.    

In addition to her mother, Samara is survived by her stepfather, Richard Badders; son, Trevor Johnson; brothers, Brayden and Tyler Badders, both of Frankfort; sisters, Alyssa and Kara Badders, both of Frankfort; grandmother, Juanita Eldridge; and great grandmother, Evelyn Wilson.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Morris Goodnight; and step-grandfather, William Eldridge.

Memorial Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Heart of Fire Church.  Arrangements are with Genda Funeral Home. 

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Memorial Gathering
January 4, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Heart of Fire Church
3000 E Wabash St.
Frankfort, IN 46041

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