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Spurgeon Ray 'Spud' Gooch, 50

Passed Away: 02/14/2013

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Spurgeon Ray “Spud” Gooch, age 50, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away Thursday February 14, 2013.

Mr. Gooch was born in Athens, Georgia, the son of the late Donald and Doris Toney Gooch, Spud attended Attica Baptist Church and was a truck driver.

Survivors include daughter, Lauren Rae Gooch of Nicholson, step daughter, Dawn Fleming, sister, Donna “Allie” (Jeff) Wright of Lawrenceville, Georgia and a brother, Sid (Karen) Gooch of Olive Branch, Mississippi. Uncle, Dover Gooch, Jefferson, Georgia, Aunt, Dot Craven, Gillsville, Georgia, and a number nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

The family will receive friends on Saturday February 23, 2013 from 12:00 until 2:00 PM at Evans Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held after the visitation and upon arrival of the family at White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Kevin Purcell officiating.

Arrangements will be announced, those desiring may make memorials to the Lauren Rae Gooch Scholarship Fund, C/O Community Bank & Trust, 71 Memorial Drive, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.

Evans Funeral Home Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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