Dora Boone Gooch

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Dora Boone Gooch, 89, long time resident of Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Fulton, Ky.

She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Aug. 27, 1924, to the late William Milton Boone and Bertha Gore Boone.

Mrs. Gooch, among many jobs, worked at the Marshall County Senior Citizens Center where she directed the choir known as the Choralaires. She was a longtime member of Church Street Church of Christ. Following the death of her husband in 1993, Mrs. Gooch made her residence in Troy, Tenn. near her son and grandchildren. While there, she happily served as a Pink Lady at Baptist Hospital in Union City.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Morton Gooch, and her sister, Bertha Boone.

She is survived by two sons, Dr. Allen C. Gooch and his wife Cynthia of Troy, Tenn. and Rand Gooch and his wife Sandy of Westminster, Colo.; a grandson, Daniel Gooch of Memphis; and two granddaughters, Rebecca Gooch of Spokane, Wash. and Katherine Gooch of Nashville.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, July 22, at Mapleview Cemetery in Smyrna.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Fund.

Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna, in charge of arrangements.