Mary Ellen Goff

November 3, 1937April 9, 2018

Mary Ellen Goff, a Texas native and 12-year resident of Marble Falls, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Harlingen, Texas on November 3, 1937, she was predeceased by her father, Dr. John E. Kirby, her mother, Florence M. Kirby and her brother John Richard "Dick" Kirby. She is survived by her husband, Michael Goff, children Kirby and Bob Garbarini, Riley and Mary Hester, and Gina and Lino Montoya, and seven grandchildren, Chris Garbarini, Kate Garbarini, Meg Hester, Eli Hester, Isaiah Hester, Kitty Hester and Andy White.

Mary Ellen received a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Texas, and after a successful two-decade career in advertising, she was a Professor of Advertising at UT for many years. Mary Ellen was an avid gardener, mom to her beloved sheltie Ranger, and UT football fan. She and Michael taught local beekeeping classes for the Ag Extension Office.

Services will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 10:00 am at the Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, 1805 Hwy 281 North in Marble Falls.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, April 14, 2018

Mary Ellen Goff

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