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Maxine G.
Croley (Goodson)
1924 - 2018
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Obituary for Maxine G. Croley (Goodson)


Maxine Goodson Croley passed away at her home on Thursday, June 7, 2018 in Bartlesville.

Maxine was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Frank and Rachel Comb Goodson.

Following graduation from Fort Dodge High School, she enrolled in study at Iowa State University and was the first woman to receive a Chemical Engineering degree from the University.

Maxine later joined the firm of Smith Barney Harris Upham & Company in Bartlesville and held the position of Vice President and Branch Manager. In following years, she became the Vice President and Manager of Morgan Stanley in Bartlesville.

She was past Matron of Dewey Chapter, Order of Eastern Star in Bartlesville; member of Delta Zeta Sorority at Iowa State; and a board member of Tri-County Technology Center, Bartlesville.

Maxine is survived by sons, Thomas, James, Paul, John and David.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Rachel Comb Goodson and her sister, Lenore Goodson Andersen and her husband, Carter Morrell

A special thanks to Maxine’s caregivers, Sherrie Wright and Lisa Porta that provided many years of care and friendship.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home. Online condolences can be left at

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