February 12, 2016
Date of Service: February 19, 2016
Interment Location: Crown Section
1st Corinthians 2-9
“But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him”.
Kathleen Gouge, 95, Johnson City passed away Friday, February 12, 2016 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, four brothers and her husband of 58 years: John B. Gouge and a daughter: Diane Gouge Pearson.
She retired from Inter Mountain Telephone Company and was a member of Sinking Creek Baptist Church where she taught the Ambassadors for Christ Sunday School Class for 48 years, helped teach Vacation Bible School and helped publish and edit the first Sinking Creek Baptist Church Directory.
She will be remembered for her love for the Bible and the many greeting cards sent to those in the hospital and Christmas cards with her favorite Scripture verse to cheer the sick and make the Christmas season joyful in Christ and his birth. She was an avid Atlanta Brave fan and Golf fan.
Survivors are her daughter: Linda Gouge Knopp, Lake St. Louis, Missouri, 4 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and her son-in-law: Ron Pearson. Her special friends: Paulette Harris and Vickie Gouge.
Graveside Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, February 19, 2016 in Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Reece Harris officiating. Burial will follow the service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Gouge family