January 22, 1933 - December 17, 2020
Sena Mae Gouge, age 87, of Jarrett Road in Bakersville, the Ledger community, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Madison Health & Rehab in Mars Hill. Born on January 22, 1933 in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Jeff Willis and Lena Bartlett Willis. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brothers; Lewis, Earl, Joe, and James Willis. Sena Mae was a lifelong member of the Bear Creek Baptist Church where she sang in the choir, served as a Sunday School teacher for many years, and was active with the W.M.U, the church was her life and she loved it. She was faithful to her church and was very supportive of her pastors. She was always willing to help her church family by preparing and delivering delicious meals to the sick, shut-ins, and to families during a death. She retired from the Bakersville Child Development Center following twenty plus years of service. Sena Mae enjoyed being at home and working with her flowers. She also enjoyed visiting and traveling with her close friends to the northern tier states, particularly to the Amish Country and Renfro Valley. Left to cherish her memories are her husband of seventy years; Everett Gouge of the home; her daughter; Rhonda Gouge of Bakersville; Holli Greiner, whom she thought of as her daughter; and her sisters; Margaret Wilson and husband, Roger and Kate Murdock of Hendersonville. A time to support the family, share memories, and receive friends will be on Sunday, December 20, 2020 from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm at Bear Creek Baptist Church. The funeral service will be on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 3:00 pm at Bear Creek Baptist Church with the Rev’s. Bruce Cannon and Andy Willis officiating. Interment will be in the Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to either; Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 www.hospiceblueridge.com or Bear Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 327 Bear Creek Church Road, Bakersville, NC 28705 www.bearcreekbaptist.com The family would to extend a heartfelt ‘Thank You’ to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, the Bear Creek Baptist Church family, and other family and friends that have been wonderful and helped during Sena Mae’s illness. Due to the current COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. Please understand we will be following the State’s COVID guidelines. We also ask all guests and family members attending the visitation and service to please bring and wear a mask at all times and maintain social distancing. Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com, selecting Sena Mae Gouge’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for Mrs. Gouge and is honored to be serving the Gouge family. Mrs. Gouge’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.
Sena Mae Gouge, age 87, of Jarrett Road in Bakersville, the Ledger community, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Madison Health & Rehab in Mars Hill. Born on January 22, 1933 in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Rev.... View Obituary & Service Information
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