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Susan Penelope Hefley Goff
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1858
Henderson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1950
Parsons
Decatur County
Tennessee, USA

Published in The Lexington Progress, June 16, 1950

Funeral services for Susan Penelope Hefley Goff, 92, were conducted at the First Baptist Church, Parsons, Tuesday afternoon. Rev. G.G. Joyner and Rev. Edwin E. Duesner were the officiating ministers. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery with Wright-Timberlake Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Goff died Monday at 10 a.m. at the home of a son, G.H. Goff in Parsons. Mrs. Goff was the widow of the late George W. Goff. She was born in Henderson County on March 3, 1858. In spite of her advanced years, she was active until a few days ago. She enjoyed going to church, doing needle work and visiting her friends and neighbors. Possessing a remarkable memory, she was able to recall the Battle of Shiloh, which was fought April 6 and 7, 1862, and could relate how she and her family could hear the sound of the cannon fire on those days.

Mrs. Goff was the mother of seven children, four of whom survive: George W. Goff, Lexington, Ben H. Goff, Noblesville, Indiana, William M. Goff, Lexington, and G.H. Goff, Parsons. She is survived by one brother, George F. Hefley, Lawn, Texas.

Mrs. Goff was the county's oldest mother last Mother's Day.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  George Washington Goff (1861 - 1930)
 
 Children:
  Agnes Elmira Goff Petty (1881 - 1919)*
  Stephen Thomas "Steve" Goff (1882 - 1923)*
  Jesse Franklin "Frank" Goff (1884 - 1944)*
  George Washington "Dick" Goff (1887 - 1980)*
  Benjamin Harrison "Ben" Goff (1888 - 1982)*
  Bertha Susan Goff (1891 - 1892)*
  William McKinley "Bill" Goff (1894 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
Henderson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Old City Cemetery Section
 
Created by: Mary Jo
Record added: Dec 29, 2011
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Susan Penelope <i>Hefley</i> Goff
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Susan Penelope <i>Hefley</i> Goff
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Susan Penelope <i>Hefley</i> Goff
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 Added: Dec. 29, 2011
 
 
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