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Cornelous Goffin

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Cornelous Goffin

Nelsonia - Cornelous E. Goffin, 70, of Nelsonia, Virginia, departed this life on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Shore and Health Rehabilitation Center in Parksley, Virginia.

Born in Atlantic, Virginia, Cornelous was the son of the late John Edward Goffin and Helen V. Fiddemon. He was married to Alice Brown Goffin. He was affectionately known as "Coco" by his family and friends. Cornelous was employed in the poultry industry as a chicken catcher for over forty years.

Funeral services were held at Jerusalem Baptist Church, Temperanceville, Virginia, with Rev. Richard Holland officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories: his companion and wife of over fifty years, Alice Goffin; three children, Alvin Downing, Jr., Curtis Downing; and Ruth Tankard; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four sisters, Eula Fiddemon, Joyce Fiddemon, Mable Garrison, and Arliece Kellam; two brothers, Minister Barry Fiddemon and Robert Fiddemon; two brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Published in The Daily Times from Nov. 27 to Dec. 4, 2019
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