Nina Genola Banks Goode, 90, of Macon, departed this life on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at her residence. The family received friends on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Boyd & Royster Funeral Services in Warrenton.

Mrs. Goode was born Dec. 8, 1929, to Simon and Myrtice Harris Banks.  She graduated from Warren County Training School and North Carolina Central University.  

Nina married the love of her life, William Martin Goode, and to this union four children were born: Myra, Brenda, Pamela, and Martina.  

She held employment over the years with John Umstead as a health care aid, Halifax County Mental Health as a case manager, Warren Family Institute as a case manager, and Warren County Senior Center as a patient care coordinator. 

She leaves to cherish her memories: her loving daughters, Myra Goode of Philadelphia, Pa., Brenda Brothers (Marshall) of Macon, Pamela Alston (Jess) of Peachtree City, Ga., and Martina Goode Williams of Norlina; seven grandchildren, Hollis Perry, Yvonne Perry, Demetria Goode, Kwame Alston, Jessica Alston, Jalen Williams and John Williams; five great-grandchildren, Jamiel Perry, Hayden Perry, Kiara Alston, Skylar Alston and Roger Alston; and one great-great-grandchild, Faith Perry. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Warren County Senior Center, 435 W. Franklin St., Warrenton. Online condolences may be made at