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Betty Jane Gooch
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1925
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1928
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA

BIO by Ron Humphrey with additions by Cynthia Bell.

BETTY JANE WAS BORN IN ABILENE, TAYLOR CO, TEXAS. SHE ALSO DIED IN THE SAME CITY. BETTY JANE DIED OF DIPHTHERIA (or possibly smallpox according Cynthia Bell's mother) AT THE AGE OF THREE, IN A TIME, 1920'S, WHEN INFECTIOUS DISEASES WERE STILL RAMPANT. HER MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER AND BIG SISTER AND ALL WHO KNEW HER WERE HEARTBROKEN.

BETTY JANE WAS THE SECOND DAUGHTER BORN TO MARY LEE ORA HUMPHREY GOOCH AND OLIVER HARRISON GOOCH OF ABILENE, TEXAS.

SHE WAS BURIED IN THE GOOCH PLOT, LOCATED IN THE IOOF SECTION OF ABILENE CITY CEMETERY. IN FACT, THE GOOCH PLOT WAS PURCHASED FOR HER BURIAL.

BETTY WAS SURVIVED BY PATERNAL AND MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS, HER MOTHER, MARY LEEORA HUMPHREY GOOCH, HER FATHER, OLIVER HARRISON GOOCH AND OLDER SISTER, LAFAYE GOOCH, AND FOUR AUNTS AND FOUR UNCLES.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Oliver Harrison Gooch (1894 - 1974)
  Mary Leeora Humphrey Gooch (1899 - 1976)
 
 Sibling:
  Lafaye Gooch Durham (1920 - 1984)*
  Betty Jane Gooch (1925 - 1928)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ASLEEP IN JESUS
 
Burial:
Abilene Municipal Cemetery
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: ron
Originally Created by: amtsunshine
Record added: Nov 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16700493
Betty Jane Gooch
Added by: ron
 
Betty Jane Gooch
Added by: ron
 
Betty Jane Gooch
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- Heart2Heart
 Added: Aug. 30, 2009
Betty Jane: Our mother missed having her sister her complete life and you were always in her thoughts. I know that you are all together again.I wish I would have been able to call you Aunt.
- cynthia bell
 Added: Aug. 29, 2008
HELLO LITTLE COUSIN. I WAS BORN 7 YEARS AFTER YOU HAD GONE TO BE IN THE ARMS OF JESUS. FROM THE TIME I WAS VERY YOUNG I HEARD ABOUT WHAT A SWEET CHILD YOU ARE. I WISH I COULD HAVE KNOWN YOU HERE ON THIS PLANET, BUT WE WILL SEE AND BE TOGETHER IN HEAVENLY...(Read more)
- ron
 Added: Dec. 17, 2006
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