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November 28, 2012

Bertha Mae Simonton Goff (Bert)


The Port Arthur News

—    Bertha Mae Simonton Goff (Bert), 96, went to be with the Lord November 22. 2012. She was born September 1, 1916 in Port Aransas, Texas to Jackson and Annie Bromley Simonton.

   She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Goff, their son Dr. Jack Goff, brother, Jack Simonton, and sister Hattie DeRouen.

   She is survived by her sister, Mary Lanclos; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Goff of Cayman Islands; granddaughter, Angela Goff Lancaster of Jackson, TN; grandsons, Jeffrey Allan Goff, Jason Scott Goff of Ft. Worth, TX, Casey Ryan Goff of Cayman Islands; great-grandchildren Kenzie Moore, Mary Claire Lancaster, Will Lancaster, Sarah Lancaster, Chevy Goff, Carolyn Goff, Allyson Goff, Greyland Goff, Evan Goff, and great- great- grandchild, Christian Moore.

   She is also survived by two nephews Jimmy DeRouen of Groves, TX, Kenneth Lanclos of Augusta, GA; three nieces, Jacque Cake of Gainesville, FL, Barbara Hilbrich of Jewett, TX and Ginger Lanclos Uhr of Dallas, TX, and numerous family members and friends.

   Bert was a long time member of The Sanctuary- Bethel Temple, and her inspirational life will be celebrated at Levingston Funeral Home-Groves at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 30, 2012 with Pastor Ralph Foster officiating.  Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

   A visitation for family and friends will be Thursday evening from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.


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