October 9, 2012
SPARTA — Janet Marye Goodheer Lamb, 49, of 1527 Dewitt Road, Sparta, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at her residence. She was born on March 31, 1963, in The Hague Netherlands to Wil C. and Lee Albright Goodheer. She was preceded in death by an infant brother, David Goodheer. A lifelong teacher, Janet was a graduate of Abilene Christian University, University of Oregon and attended UNC Greensboro. Recently in her position as a Surry County art teacher, Janet was recognized for her innovative teaching methods which encouraged creativity in both her students and colleagues. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Robert William Lamb of the home; two sons, Andre’ Thomas Scott Lamb and Joseph Elliott Lamb, both of the home; her father, Wil C. Goodheer of Vienna, Austria; her mother, Lee Albright Goodheer of Sparta; two brothers, Thomas C. Goodheer of Blain, Pa., and Jesse P. Goodheer of Abilene, Texas; and several nieces, nephews and many beloved friends also survive. The family will hold a Celebration of Life service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at Grace Community Church, 342 Macedonia Church Road, Sparta. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home in Sparta is serving the Lamb family.