Elizabeth “Betty” Goff Wampler – a native and lifelong resident of Mobile, AL died Thursday, May 18, 2023 in a local health care facility. Betty was employed with the University of South Alabama Bookstore for 10 years and retired from the Visitation Monastery Gift Shop after 20 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard E. Wampler; her parents, Michael Joseph and Martha Ellen Mitchell Goff; five brothers, Michael Joseph Goff, Jr., Lawrence Vincent Goff, Sr., William Edward “Billy” Goff, Sr., Thomas Alphonse “Tommy” Goff, Sr., and Charles Richard Goff, Sr.; and four sisters, Dorothy Taylor, Mary Margaret “Peggy” Goff, Judith Elaine Courtney, and Catherine Louise Johnson.
Betty is survived by seven children, Charles Michael (Lisa) Richardson, William Lawrence Richardson, Steven James Richardson, Mark Anthony (Alison) Richardson, David Allen Richardson, Darryl Eugene Richardson, and Ellen Marie (James Lynn) Turner; four sisters, Martha Patricia “Pat” (John) Wilcox, Agnes Rosalie Hrabar, Joan Cecelia (E.T.) Rolison, and Marilyn Theresa “Terri” (Ellis) Courtney; one brother, Mitchell James (Diane) Goff; two sisters-in-law, Martha Goff and Jane Goff; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Special thank you to the staff of Gentiva Hospice and Grand Bay Convalescent Home for the love, kindness, and joy they showed to Betty.
May 17, 1939 - May 18, 2023
The family will receive friends from 9:30 A.M. until 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday at the Church with Reverend Monsignor James Kee, J.V. as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Visitation Monastery, 2300 Springhill Avenue, Mobile, Alabama 36607. Interment will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens.
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