Nan J. Goheen
Prospect - Nan J. Goheen, age 74, of Prospect, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2022, after a long battle with congestive heart failure.
Nan was preceded in death by her husband, George, her mother, Virginia, and her father, Francis.
She is survived by her daughter Robyn, son-in-law Robert, and grandchildren Ella and Violet.
Nan was born on July 11, 1946, in Paducah, Kentucky. She graduated from Paducah Tilghman High School. Following high school, she attended Tulane University where she studied psychology and graduated with Honors. Nan continued her studies at the University of Colorado Boulder and New Mexico Highland University where she obtained her master's in clinical psychology. She loved her chosen career of psychology and dedicated her life to helping others in private practice. In addition, in 1996, Nan obtained a master's in fine arts in creative writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and writing became her second passion. Above all, Nan was a loving mother to her only child and devoted grandmother to her two granddaughters. She loved to laugh, dance and be outside. She was passionate about politics and the environment. She never gave up on herself or those she cared about.
A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, June 5th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at the picnic pavilion behind the nature center at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve located at 12501 Harmony Landing Road, Goshen, KY 40026.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association
) or the American Civil Liberties Union (www.aclu.org
Published by Courier-Journal from May 28 to May 30, 2021.