Cassie E. Jean Gooch, 76, of Portageville, Mo., died Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo.
Born May 23, 1931, in Conran, Mo., daughter of the late Clarence C. Hayes and Clara B. Fields, she was a member of the T.Y. Church of God.
In 1946, in Piggott, Ark., she married Stanley Gooch, who preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 1984. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Alice Garrison, Velma Powell and Miriam Waters and two brothers, James and Fred Hayes and an infant brother and one grandchild, Ashley Gooch.
Survivors include three sons, Stanley R. Gooch and wife, Linda and Ryan S. Gooch, all of Portageville and Perry Gooch and wife, Connie, of Kennett; one daughter, Pamela Dunlap, of Portageville; one brother, Clarence Hayes, of Ypsilanti, Mich.; four sisters, Totty Atkins, Thelma Gooch and Juanita Hayes, all of Portageville and Athalyn Norris, of Ypsilanti; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m., Friday, July 6, at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, July 6, at the DeLisle Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Clarence Hayes officiating.
Memorials may be made to the New Madrid County Library, 309 East Main Street, Portageville, Mo. 63873.