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Velma Stevenson Gooch

Posted on October 26, 2021


Creedmoor — Velma Lee Stevenson Gooch, 87, of Creedmoor passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021 at her home.

Velma was born in Warren County to the late Ollie Van Stevenson and Onie Hicks. She was a member of Creedmoor First Baptist Church. She owned and operated Stevenson Grocery for more than thirty years.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Rogers Family Cemetery in Creedmoor officiated by Reverend Ray Gooch.

She leaves to cherish her memory, a son, Steven Earl Gooch of Creedmoor and a nephew, Adlai "Pembo" Woodlief (Frances) of Franklinton. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Earl Gooch and two sisters, Earline Woodlief and brother-in-law, Spurgeon Woodlief and Olivia "Dootsie" Walker and brother-in-law, Bobby Walker.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice, 3320 US-1 S Unit C, Franklinton, NC 27525.

Online condolences can be made to

Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor is assisting the Gooch Family.

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