Funeral services for Laverne Singleton Goff, 25, of Columbia, who died at State Park at 8:05, yesterday, July 7, 1939, after an illness of several months, were to be conducted this afternoon, July 8, 1939 at 3:30 from Blaney Baptist church by the Rev. A. B. Kennedy, pastor of Tabernacle Baptist church, assisted by the Rev. B. F. Carson, with interment to follow in the churchyard. The funeral cortege will leave Thompson’s Funeral home at 2:30 this afternoon.
Mr. Goff, a resident of Columbia for the past ten years, was a native of Blaney born February 22, 1914 to John Arthur Goff and Ruth Emiline Goff. He was a member of the Baptist church there.
Surviving are his stepmother, Mrs. J. A. Goff of Blaney; two sisters, Mrs. Nonia Ruth Butler of Columbia and Miss Mary Matilda Goff of Blaney; two brothers, E. C. Goff of Columbia, and H. A. Goff of Hawaii; a half-sister, Nancy Goff of Blaney; two half-brothers, Eldred Goff and Thomas Goff of Blaney, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Janie E. Goff of Blaney.
Pallbearers were to be Lexie Moak, Otis Goff, Malcolm Heath, Henry Jeffers, Charles Aldridge and Harold Price.