Bessie Zemmie Goff Moak


Jemney Ghoff was counted in the census on 09 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 6 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, Ester Ghoff, Heyward Ghoff, and Estell Ghoff.


On December 30, 1046, Mrs. Zema Moak was listed as a living daughter in the obituary of William Henry Goff.


On August 27, 1965, Mrs. Lexie Moak was listed as a living sister in the obituary of Mrs. Estelle Goff Gardner.


On November 30, 1975, Mrs. Zimmie Moak was listed as a living sister in the obituary of Gary Arthur Goff Sr.


On March 12, 1983, Mrs. Zimmie Moak was listed as a living step-daughter in the obituary of Mrs. Eunice Pearl Hornsby Goff.


Mrs. Zemmie Goff Moak, 77, died Sunday, June 4, 1989.

Born in Kershaw County, she was a daughter of the late Henry Goff and Eliza Goff.  She was a member of Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church, the adult Bible class, and the Women’s Ministry.

Surviving are her husband, Lexie Moak; sons, Kenneth Moak and Denver Moak, both of Elgin; a daughter Mrs. Mae Rose of Elgin; brothers Mendel Goff and Talmadge Goff, both of Elgin; and sisters, Mrs. Betty Meetze of Columbia, Mrs. Pearl Nettles of Elgin and Mrs. Lillie Mae Hildenburg of Maywood, Ill.

Services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 1989 at Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, and memorials may be made to the Women’s Ministries at the church.

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June 5, 1989 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina Page 17

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