Goldie Forehand Temple, 83, of 3045 Main Street Extended, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, October 9, 2017 at her residence. She was a native of Camden County, born April 12, 1934 to the late Cecil Forehand and Evelyn Voliva Forehand and was married to the late Allen Ray Temple. She was a homemaker, a farmer’s wife for fifty-four years and a devoted member of Berea Baptist Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Susan Godwin of Grandy, NC; a son, David Temple and wife Sheryl of Elizabeth City, NC; five grandchildren, Morgan Temple, Allen Ray Temple, Samantha Godwin, Corbett Godwin and John Patrick Godwin; and a brother, William Forehand of Camden, NC. She was preceded in death by a brother, Cecil Forehand.
A special thanks to all the caregivers who took such great care of Goldie for many, many years.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Jason Wise officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and following the service in the lobby of the funeral home. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Albemarle Hospice, PO Box 189, Elizabeth City, NC 27907-0189, Berea Baptist Church, 2033 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909, or Alzheimers’ Foundation, [Red Men / Pocahontas], PO Box 1254, Elizabeth City, NC 27906. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Temple family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
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