Dorothy Juanita Evans Goff, 99, of Henderson passed away Jan. 10, 2022 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, at Shackelford Funeral Directors – East Main Chapel with Matthew Emison officiating. Burial followed in Montezuma Cemetery. The family received friends at East Main Chapel from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday.
She was born Sept. 16, 1922 in Alabama, the daughter of the late Gordon and Leudi Ganges Evans. She grew up in Alabama. She married Esbert ‘Eb’ Goff. They made their home in the Montezuma community after Mr. Goff returned from the service. They farmed in the Montezuma community, and Mr. Goff worked for the State of TN Hwy Department. Mr. Goff died in 1989. She was a member of the Montezuma Methodist Church.
She enjoyed reading the Bible and gardening. She enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren.
She is survived by a daughter, Dorothy Patterson of Henderson; five grandchildren, Greg (Teresa) Patterson, Jeff (Renee) Patterson, Sue (Timmy) Wells, Johnny (Mary) Patterson and Joey (Krista) Darnall; six great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a daughter, Wilma Darnall.