Macil B. Gooch
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Macil Betherine Gooch, age 85, of Florence, passed away Wednesday July 23, 2014. Visitation will be today from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Canaan United Methodist Church. Services will follow at 3 p.m. at the church with David Skipworth officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Macil was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Ralph Gooch, three sons, Larry, Donnie, and Randall Gooch, parents, Otis and Nettie Young, brothers, C.W. Young and Melvin Young, and sister, Caroline Heck.
She is survived by two sons, Jerry Gooch and Timmy Gooch; six daughters, Linda Skipworth (David), Janet Risner (Doyle), Kathy Smith (Gary), Sharon White (Jack), Marsha Dawson, and Marcie Liles (Homer); 25 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews;
and daughter-in-law, Sherry Gooch.
Pallbearers will be Brian McIntyre, Brad McIntyre, Shandon Smith, Michael and Troy Jones, Ryan and Derick Clemmons, Michael Pounders, David Skipworth Jr., and Josh and Jacob Gooch.
Macil was a dear and precious lady, a faithful and giving wife, a loving mother, was always sacrificing herself for her children and family, and was always providing and meeting every need. Macil loved and served God and taught her children the same. This dear beloved lady will be missed and treasured always; until we meet in our heavenly home. As always, "We will see you tomorrow, Mother."
Elkins Funeral Home of Florence would like to invite you to light a candle and leave condolences online at elkinsfuneralhome.com.
Elkins Funeral Home - Florence
1535 Hermitage Dr. Florence, AL 35630
Published in Florence Times Daily on July 25, 2014