Northeast MS obituary

Carrie Sue Lemmons Goggans, 90

May 31, 1930 - October 15, 2020

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VERONA – Carrie Sue Lemmons Goggans died Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was 90. Born on May 31, 1930 in West Point, MS to O.H. Lemmons and Kathleen Bowles Lemmons, she grew up in Verona and was the oldest of six children. She was a member of the Verona United Methodist Church. She loved reading her Bible and singing hymns. She enjoyed anything musical, especially playing the piano. She was fond of traveling with friends and family. She loved all her family dearly and was happiest when she was surrounded by them.

For the safety of all who loved and were loved by Sue, a private family-only graveside service will be held on Monday morning, October 19, 2020 at the Verona City Cemetery to honor her life. The family asks that all wear a mask due to the Corona Virus pandemic. Rev. Jeremy Funderburk will officiate.

She is survived by her children, Roger Goggans (Marilyn), David Goggans (Phyllis), and Susan McWhirter (Randy); grandchildren, Stephanie Goggans, Trena Goggans, Summer Knight (Alex), Michael Goggans, Kathy Christensen (Claus), Christy Bowling (Brent), and Kelley McWhirter (Laura); great-grandchildren, Reed and Brendan Goggans, and Max, Eli, Emmaline and Barnabas Bowling; sister, Kathleen Armstrong (Leon), and brother, Bud Lemmons (Stephanie); and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Kathleen and O.H. Lemmons; sister, Betty Hammock; brothers, Robbie and Henry Lemmons; and nephew, Jerry Armstrong.

Pallbearers will be Michael Goggans, Kelley McWhirter, Alex Knight, Tommy Armstrong, Lee Lemmons, and Reed Goggans.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, MS Chapter, 1900 Dunbarton Drive, Suite 1, Jackson, MS 39216, or the American Heart Association, 4830 McWillie Circle, Jackson, MS 39206.


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