JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Betty J. Goforth, 77, of Tamaroa passed away 11:38 a.m. April 8, 2005, 
at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Goforth was a homemaker. She was a member of Immaculate 
Conception Catholic Church in Tamaroa. She was born July 15, 1927, in 
Mt. Vernon, a daughter of Clifford and Pearl Irene (Brown) Zeigler. 
She married Charles Wayne Goforth Jan. 28, 1955, in Hernando, Miss.; 
he survives. 

Mrs. Goforth is survived by her husband, of Tamaroa; a daughter, 
Judith Samolinski and husband James of Tamaroa; a son, Charles D. Goforth 
and wife Sandra of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a brother, Ronald Zeigler and 
wife Ann of Port Richie, Fla.; three grandsons, Chad Goforth of Florida, 
Matthew Goforth of Florida and Robert Samolinski of Tamaroa; and two
great-grandchildren, Mary Samolinski of Tamaroa and Julie Goforth of Florida. 

She was preceded in death by her parents. 

Mass of Christian burial will be held 10 a.m. today at Immaculate Conception 
Catholic Church in Tamaroa, with the Rev. Daniel Jurek officiating. 
Interment will be in Tamaroa Cemetery at Tamaroa. Friends may make 
memorials to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and they will be 
accepted at Searby Funeral Home in Tamaroa.

Searby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, where you may 
call 496-5411 for more information.  


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 4-15-2005
Submitted by Kiowana Hayes Ferguson 

 

 

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