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Deborah Lynn Gooch

September 22, 1955 ~ October 9, 2017 (age 62)

Deborah Lynn Gooch, 62, of Florence, passed away October 9, 2017 at Helen Keller Hospital after an 18 year journey with Multiple Sclerosis. She was a member of Florence Boulevard Church of Christ.


Visitation will be Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 6-9 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Florence Boulevard Church of Christ with Bill Bagents, Barry Binion, and son, David Benton Gooch officiating. Burial will follow in Greenview Memorial Park.


Mrs. Gooch was preceded in death by her mother, Frances Elois Richardson.


She is survived by her husband, David Henry Gooch; father, Thomas Benton Richardson; son, David Benton Gooch; daughter, Renea Linette Gooch; brother, Thomas B. Richardson, Jr.; sisters, Jimmie Ruth Richardson Phillips, and Diane Richardson Williams; and a granddaughter, Megan Lee Gooch.


Active pallbearers will be Chris Phillips, Jack Phillips, Justin Orick, Jeremy Palmer, Scotty Durham, and Rae Atencio.


Corey Hearn, Bill E. Phillips, and Bobby Holley will serve as honorary pallbearers.


Memorial gifts may be made to the Joanne P. Laganke MS Foundation, 1809 Kress St., Cullman, Alabama 35058 or the Open Hearts Foundation 2637 Townsgate Road, Suite 200, Westlake Village, CA 91361.

 Service Information

October 11, 2017

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Greenview Funeral Home
3657 Old Chisholm Road
Florence, AL 35633

Funeral Service
October 12, 2017

11:00 AM
Florence Blvd Church of Christ
Florence Blvd
Florence, AL 35630

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