Jasper Goforth Jr.
(April 21, 2013)
Jasper Goforth, Jr. of Philadelphia, passed away on Sunday,
April 21, at Life Care Center of Athens.
He was 68.
Preceded in death by: his wife, Mary Elizabeth Goforth; father
and mother, Jasper Goforth Sr. and Ludie Goforth; brother, Sammy Houston.
Survivors include: son-Dale Goforth of Philadelphia;
Daughter and son-in-law-Janet and Chad Wilburn of
Grandchildren-Joe, Marley and Melody Wilburn of
Sisters-Mary Lee “Mutt” Vaughn of Decatur; and Anna Ruth
“Sissie” Hall of Chattanooga;
Sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law-Betty and Billy G.
Hackler of Cleveland; Judy and Kenneth Richey of Ooltewah;
Several nieces and nephews;
Special nephew-Rick Vaughn.
Thanks to all of my friends at Thomas and Betts Corp. of
Athens and all of my friends at Bryant Boats.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday April 24, from
9-9:30 a.m. at Kyker Funeral Homes, Sweetwater, followed by a graveside service
at 10 a.m. in the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Chad Wilburn
officiating. Kyker Funeral Homes,
Sweetwater, in charge of arrangements.