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Whitten Monelison Chapel

3966 South Amherst Highway, Madison Heights, VA

OBITUARY

Barbara Cofflin Gooch

May 2, 1941August 28, 2019
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Barbara Cofflin Gooch, 78, of Madison Heights passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at her residence. She was the wife of the late George Franklin Gooch. Born May 2, 1941, in Amherst County, she was the daughter of the late Jesse James Cofflin and the late Christine Manley Cofflin.

Barbara was a retried, self-employed child care worker, and a member of Temple Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband and parents, Barbara was preceded in death by one brother, James Edward Cofflin.

Barbara is survived by her children, the Rev. (James) Frank Gooch and his wife Debbie of Halifax, Robin G. Coble and her husband Leslie of Marana, AZ, Vickie G. Womack and her husband James of Madison Heights and Daryl Gooch of Madison Heights; two siblings, Chester Franklin Cofflin of The Philippines and Bonnie Duff and her husband Sammie of Evington; five grandchildren, Kristy Gooch, Tiffany Gooch Farmer, Sara Womack, Megan Womack and Andrew Womack; three great grandchildren, Malachi Farmer, Abigail Farmer and Noah Farmer; very special friends, Dorothy Thompson, Janice Williams and Janice Adcock; and other loving family members and friends.

A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 30, 2019, at Temple Baptist Church with Pastor J.D. Surbaugh and the Rev. Earl Clarkson officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Thursday, August 29, 2019, at Temple Baptist Church and at other times at the residence of Vickie and James Womack.

Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Baptist Church or Gideon’s International.

To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittenmonelison.com.

Whitten Monelison Chapel is serving the family, (434) 929-5712.

  • FAMILY

  • Jesse James Cofflin, Father (deceased)
  • Christine Manley Cofflin, Mother (deceased)
  • George Franklin Gooch, Husband (deceased)
  • James Edward Cofflin, Brother (deceased)
  • Rev. (James) Frank Gooch, Son
  • Debbie Gooch, Daughter-in-law
  • Robin G. Coble, Daughter
  • Leslie Coble, Son-in-law
  • Vickie G. Womack, Daughter
  • James Womack, Son-in-law
  • Daryl Gooch, Son
  • Chester Franklin Cofflin, Brother
  • Bonnie Duff, Sister
  • Sammie Duff, Brother-in-law
  • Kristy Gooch, Granddaughter
  • Tiffany Gooch Farmer, Granddaughter
  • Sara Womack, Granddaughter
  • Megan Womack, Granddaughter
  • Andrew Womack, Grandson
  • Malachi Farmer, Great Grandson
  • Abigail Farmer, Great Granddaughter
  • Noah Farmer, Great Grandson
  • Dorothy Thompson, Special Friend
  • Janice Williams, Special Friend
  • Janice Adcock, Special Friend
  • Barbara is also survived by other loving family members and friends.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Marty Sweat
  • Steve Esterline
  • Spencer Drake
  • Ted Davis
  • Bobby Phelps
  • Carlton Dunn
  • DONATIONS

  • Temple Baptist Church
  • Gideon's International

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 29, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 30, 2019

Memories

Barbara Cofflin Gooch

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Betty Bryant

August 29, 2019

Dearest Frank and Family,
So sorry to hear of your loss, may the love you shared and the many memories you hold dear comfort you today and in the days ahead.
God bless you all.
Betty Sue and Lee Bryant

Viviane Mays

August 29, 2019

My heart is breaking for you. I'm praying for you and hoping your memories will bring you comfort in this most difficult time. Your mom may be gone but will live within you forever. Hugs to all.

Laurie Kirby

August 29, 2019

Pastor Gooch and your family, I'm so sorry for your loss of your mother . May God bless all of you greatly at a time like this.

Sincerely, Laurie Kirby

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Biography

Barbara Cofflin Gooch, 78, of Madison Heights passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at her residence. She was the wife of the late George Franklin Gooch. Born May 2, 1941, in Amherst County, she was the daughter of the late Jesse James Cofflin and the late Christine Manley Cofflin.

Barbara was a retried, self-employed child care worker, and a member of Temple Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband and parents, Barbara was preceded in death by one brother, James Edward Cofflin.

Barbara is survived by her children, the Rev. (James) Frank Gooch and his wife Debbie of Halifax, Robin G. Coble and her husband Leslie of Marana, AZ, Vickie G. Womack and her husband James of Madison Heights and Daryl Gooch of Madison Heights; two siblings, Chester Franklin Cofflin of The Philippines and Bonnie Duff and her husband Sammie of Evington; five grandchildren, Kristy Gooch, Tiffany Gooch Farmer, Sara Womack, Megan Womack and Andrew Womack; three great grandchildren, Malachi Farmer, Abigail Farmer and Noah Farmer; very special friends, Dorothy Thompson, Janice Williams and Janice Adcock; and other loving family members and friends.

A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 30, 2019, at Temple Baptist Church with Pastor J.D. Surbaugh and the Rev. Earl Clarkson officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Thursday, August 29, 2019, at Temple Baptist Church and at other times at the residence of Vickie and James Womack.

Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Baptist Church or Gideon’s International.

To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittenmonelison.com.

Whitten Monelison Chapel is serving the family, (434) 929-5712.