Lucille Pruett Goforth

  • Born: May 18, 1927
  • Died: March 24, 2019
  • Location: Forest City, North Carolina

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services

1251 US Highway 221A
Forest City, NC 28043
Tel. (828) 657-6383

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

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Lucille Pruett Goforth, age 91, of Forest City, NC, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Rutherford Regional Medical Center.
Lucille was born May 18, 1927 in Rutherford County, NC to the late Walter Vernon Pruett and Ethel Beheler Pruett. She worked at Burlington Industries until her retirement and was a member of High Shoal Baptist Church. Lucille was a sports fan and enjoyed playing on the church softball team. She loved baking, cooking and flower gardening.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell James "R.J." Goforth; son, Doug Goforth; sister, Lula Mae "Curly" Langley and two brothers, Robert Eugene "Mater Head" Pruett and James Edward "Jam Up" Pruett, Jr.
Those left to cherish her memory include two sons, Ronnie Goforth (Deborah) of the High Shoal Community and Jeffery Goforth (Byron Murphy) of Charlotte; five grandchildren, Detra Turner (Jeff), Steven Goforth (Karrie), Jason Goforth, Ashley King, Clint Goforth (Jessica); nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend John Godfrey officiating. Interment will follow in Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial donations are requested to the High Shoal Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 386, Henrietta, NC 28076.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I am saddened to hear of my friend Mrs. Lucille's passing. I will truly miss our many talks and laughter that we shared. I find comfort in knowing that she is now resting peacefully in the arms of Jesus. I will never forget you my friend.

Posted by Teresa Dawkins - Gaffney, SC - Friend   April 06, 2019

We will miss you very much.Love from members of High Shoals Baptist Church Judy Dobbins and Liz Lambert

Posted by A friend   March 26, 2019

So sorry for your loss, prayers for you and your family. Love you Jeff Goforth

Posted by Beth Thornhill - Charlotte, NC - Friend   March 26, 2019

I'm glad I had the pleasure of taking care of this sweet lady. She loved the Lord and her children. There is no doubt she is in heaven. My condolences go out to the family

Posted by Renee Martin - Mooresboro, NC - Friend   March 25, 2019

Deepest sympathy to you all. May God's grace lessen your grief.

Posted by Sherry Kellahan - Luling, LA - Family Friend   March 25, 2019

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