Moretha Goings, age 84, of New Orleans, Louisiana, passed away on Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at New Orleans, Louisiana. She was born on April 12th, 1929 in Woodville, Mississippi to George and Mildred Ashford. She was preceded in death by husbands: Belford Johnson and William Goings. She attended Dillard University and was a retired homemaker. Moretha was an avid cook and loved to garden. Moretha will be remembered by her loving son: Mirodello (Wanda) Ashford. She is also survived by two granddaughters, two grandsons, and eight great-grandchildren. Moretha is preceded in death by parents George and Mildred Ashford, son Monte Johnson and brother Marvin Ashford. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation from 9am to 10am on Thursday March 13, 2014. The funeral will follow at 10:00am on Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd in New Orleans, Louisiana. Burial will follow at Veal Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi. onations can be made to the family. The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories and condolences online at www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Mar. 10 to Mar. 13, 2014