Frances L. Goza, 86, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2012, at her home, after many years of struggling with Alzheimer’s disease.
She was born on July 26, 1925 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Herbert S. and Bessie Hale. A life-long resident of Little Rock, she graduated from Little Rock High School. She was a member of Little Rock’s First Baptist Church. She retired as Secretary to Dr. John B. Wright, Pastor Emeritus of Little Rock’s First Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert S. and Bessie Hale, husband, J. Warren Goza, son David L. Bain, and daughter, Jan Renee Goza.
Mrs. Goza is survived by one daughter; Debbie Bain Redmon (Dennis) of Little Rock; 5 grandchildren, Russ Littleton of Bryant, Chris Littleton (Kerri) of Bryant, Janelle Redmon Smith (Brett) of North Little Rock, Michael Crenshaw (Jessica) of Little Rock, and Jamie Crenshaw Stevens (Dan) of Little Rock. She is also survived by 6 great grandchildren and one daughter-in-law, Debbie Bain of Bentonville, Arkansas. Others who loved her as Memaw are Tiona Hendrix (Jake) and their 3 children of San Antonio, Texas, and Noora Blasi of Finland.
Family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, Little Rock, Arkansas. (501)224-8300. Graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Edgewood Memorial Park in North Little Rock, Arkansas.
If you would like to make a memorial for Mrs. Goza, please contribute to her favorite charity, Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home, 10 Remington Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203.