Shirley Louise Goforth, 78, of Cameron, OK passed away Monday, March 18, 2019 in Ft. Smith, AR. Shirley was born July 13, 1940 in Tip Top, VA to Benjamin Harold & Martha Jane (Mathena) Cunningham. Shirley was a bookkeeper for Spider Webb Motor Co for 33 years. She had an Associate of Arts from CAJC & was a member of the Belle Point Quilt Guild. She was artistic in many areas. Her favorite painting mediums were oils and pastels. She enjoyed crocheting, flower arranging, decorating as well as making award winning quilts. Shirley loved her family & loved cooking for them. Shirley married Bennie Goforth Sept. 3, 1977. She was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church in Cameron. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband Bennie in 1996; her parents; son, Cary and sister, Linda.
Survivors include her son & daughter in law, Tim & Susan Cannon; grandchildren, Nikki & Mark Brown, Dustin & Paige Cannon, Tyler Cannon, Terry Cannon; great grandchildren, Ethan, Dalton & Chloe Brown, Triston Cannon; sisters, Jeanie & Jim Evans, Mary Ruth Farrar; cousins, Janette Fuller & Claudette Alexander; nieces & nephew, Connie Farrar, Angie Carter, Karen Moore and David Evans; numerous great nieces, nephews, other loved ones and friends.
Services will be 2 pm, Friday, March 22, 2019 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Interment will follow in Fairhill (Knothole) Cemetery, Cameron. Pallbearers will be Dustin, Terry & Tyler Cannon, Mike Carter, David Evans, Mike Moore, Ethan & Dalton Brown.
The family will visit with relatives & friends on Thursday evening from 6-8 pm at the funeral home.