Leora I. Goff


(July 19, 2009)

Leora I. Goff of Crawford, Neb., formerly of Powell, died Sunday, July 19 at Litzenberg Long Term Care in Central City, Neb.

She was born April 14, 1932 to Howard J. and Myrtelle L. (Marpel) Childerston in North Platte, Neb. She grew up in Tryon and Chadron, Neb., graduating from Chadron High School in 1950.

She was united in marriage to Wallace Lavern Goff on Aug. 21, 1955 in Chadron. The couple lived in Chadron.

Leora was a member of First Baptist Church in Powell.

Survivors include her husband, Wallace Goff of Crawford; a son, Waldo Goff of Crawford; three daughters, Lana (Richard) Henry of Kettle Falls, Wash., Leah (Don) Carey of Richardson, Texas, and Luella (Chuck) Myers of Central City, Neb.; three brothers, Ward (Vonnie) Childerston of Hagerstown, Md., Dale (Barbara) Childreston of Thornton, Colo., and Charles (Carol) Childerston of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and 11 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter-in-law, Carol Goff; a nephew, Charlie Childerston and other loved ones.

Memorial services were already held. Memorials are suggested to American Missionary Fellowship in lieu of flowers and condolences may be sent to the family at www.wagnerfuneral.com.