Norma Jean Dunnaway Gould

COLUMBIANA – Norma Jean Gould, age 69, of Columbiana, Al. went home to be with the Lord, on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Summerhill Baptist Church.

Jean is preceded in death by her mother, Virgie Arthur; step-father, Dennis Arthur; father, Norman Dunnaway; daughter, Laura Horton; and son-in-law, Dennis Horton.

Jean is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Milner Wayne Gould; sister, Denise Bennett (Pete); son, Steve Gould (Kim); grandchildren, Holly Dover (Troy), Preston Horton, Alisha Horton, and Matthew Gould; great-grandchildren, Charity Hardin (Alex), Reagan Connell, Lane Connell, Payton Horton, Layla Gould, Kyler Stagner, and Kinsley Horton; and great-great-grandchild Eli Hardin.

Jean was a loving wife, mom, and grandmother.


  1. Denise Arthur Bennett on October 1, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    My Beautiful Sister I will always love U more they U will ever know…. I will miss U so much..

  2. Denise Arthur Bennett (lil Sis)... on October 1, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    My Beautiful Sister that I will forever Love.. Sis I will always love U and I will miss U like crazy… You was one great Mom and Grandma and Wife… U are with Momma and Daddy, Larie and Dennis… Tell them all that I miss them and I will see Y’all one day… Fly high Sis.. Until We meet again….

  3. Holly Dover on October 1, 2019 at 11:21 pm

    I love you Grandma. You are now at peace. I will live to make you proud. You was the very best and only to all of us. Your legacy will live on.

    • Teresa Holliman on October 2, 2019 at 9:06 pm

      That is so sweet, I am sure she has always been proud of you. So sorry for your loss

  4. Donna on October 2, 2019 at 11:44 am

    Heaven has gained another angel, Rip Jean.

  5. Sharon carden odom on October 2, 2019 at 11:56 am

    My thoughts & prayers are with u all.

  6. Kaylee bennett on October 2, 2019 at 6:17 pm

    I love you so much aunt jean. You told me you were so proud of me and couldn’t wait to see me again. And that you loved me. And now you are with the lord. Rest easy beautiful

  7. WAYNE LIVEOAK on October 3, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    To my special friend. Friends forever.

    • Holly Dover on October 5, 2019 at 12:02 am

      Mr. Wayne, my grandparents thought dearly of you. In fact, your card is still with us.

  8. Sheila R. Finley on October 8, 2019 at 3:37 pm

    I have fond memories for this precious lady. Laura and I sent all threw school together. She loved her family more than life. She will truly be missed. My love to this family.

  9. Jimmywallace on October 13, 2019 at 8:25 am

    You will for ever be in my heart love you