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April 5, 2013

Jo Ann Goforth 80; Jeffersonville

Funeral services for Jo Ann Goforth, 80, of Jeffersonville, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 8, at West Maple Street Baptist Church in Jeffersonville, with burial to follow in Walnut Ridge Cemetery. She died Thursday, April 4, 2013.

She was a member of West Maple Street Baptist Church, an avid fan of the Jeffersonville Red Devils’ basketball team and attended performances at Derby Dinner Playhouse.

Survivors include her two children Beverly Zurschmiede and husband Kevin, and Joe Goforth; brother, David Forsee; four grandchildren, Kristine Kasey and husband Darin, Nathan DePoyster, Amy Jo Goforth and Abigail Richmer and husband Greg; great-granddaughter Izabella Kasey; special brother-in-law Norman Goforth; and dear friend Evelyn Rager.

She was preceded in death by her husband Earl Goforth Jr; parents, Joseph and Hope Forsee; and five siblings.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Scott Funeral Home’s North Chapel and after 10 a.m. Monday at the church.

 Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Jeffersonville High School boys’ basketball boosters. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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