Ethel Goff was counted in the census on 22 Apr 1910 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a 4 year-old female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Henry Goff; her mother, Eliza Goff; and siblings, John Goff, Eddie Goff, Della Goff, Mattie Goff, Ira Goff, and Gary Goff.
Ester Ghoff was counted in the census on 09 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 13 year old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Henry Ghoff; her step-mother, Muice Ghoff; and siblings, Ira Ghoff, Gary Ghoff, Jemney Ghoff, Heyward Ghoff, and Estell Ghoff.
On December 30, 1046, Mrs. Esther Branham was listed as a living daughter in the obituary of William Henry Goff.
On August 27, 1965, Mrs. Esther Branham was listed as a living sister in the obituary of Mrs. Estelle Goff Gardner.
On March 12, 1983, Mrs. Esther Branham was listed as a living step-daughter in the obituary of Mrs. Eunice Pearl Hornsby Goff.
On November 30, 1975, Mrs. Ester Branham was listed as a living sister in the obituary of Gary Arthur Goff Sr.
Mrs. Esther Goff Branham, 80, of 635 Holland Ave., Cayce, died Tuesday, November 12, 1985.
Born in Kershaw County, she was a daughter of the late William Henry Goff and Elizabeth Albert Goff.
Mrs. Branham was a member of State Street Baptist Church and the Winsome Sunday School Class. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Raymond (Gertrude) Hammond of West Columbia; sons, Rowland Branham of Marietta, Ga., and Alex “Pee Wee” Branham Jr. of West Columbia; a sister, Mrs. Lexie (Zimmie) Moak of Elgin; half sisters, Mrs. Betty Meetze of West Columbia, Mrs. Lillie M Hilderburg of Illinois and Mrs. Pearl Nettles of Elgin; half brothers, Clever Goff, Mendal Goff and Talmadge Goff of Elgin; grandchildren; and great grandchildren.
Services were held today at State Street Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Pete Cassidy. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Randy, Mark and Mike Branham, Darryl Hammond, Todd Lindler and Randy Shealy.
Memorials may be made to the State Street Baptist Church or the American Lung Association.
Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia is in charge.