Helen W. Goff

Funeral services for Helen W. Goff, 89 Eudora will be held at 1:30 Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel. Burial follow at Eudora Cemetery. Helen died August 10, 2015 at Brookdale Senior Living in Overland Park, KS.

She was born on June 6, 1926 in Cave City, Arkansas the daughter of Herman and Genova (Searcy) Staggs.

She married William “Bill” Lee Edward Goff on June 24, 1945 in Batesville, Arkansas. He preceded her in death April 17, 2011.

They moved to Eudora in 1951 from Arkansas.

She worked for the Eudora Post Office for eight years until she retired. Prior to getting married, she worked for the F.B.I. in Washington, D.C. and after marrying Bill she worked a government job in California.

Helen was a member of the Eudora United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Donnie “Don” Goff, Rural Perry, KS, Bradley “Brad” Goff, Eudora, KS; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and one brother, Dale Staggs, Cave City, AR. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Jeffery; and one brother, Russell Don Staggs.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Eudora United Methodist Church and may be sent in care of the mortuary.

3 Condolences

  1. pauline sturch on August 11, 2015 at 9:59 pm

    Opal Staggs Sturch sends her condolences from Batesville, Ar.

  2. George Blevins on August 12, 2015 at 9:46 am

    Donnie, I am so sorry to hear about your mother passing. She was a good woman. Keep the faith. George

  3. kay Byrne on August 16, 2015 at 5:46 pm

    Boys, I am sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing! She and I were Cub Scout Leader together and were on the Library Board together. She was a joy and we had a great time!
    Sorry I couldn’t be at her services but have been in Arizona and just got home. Thinking of you both! Kay Byrne

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