“Gerry” Geraldine Joan Goen, 84, died Tuesday, 30 October 2018 at Briarcliff Health Center in Greenville.

Her funeral service will be held this Friday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. in Greenville followed by internment at Memoryland Memorial Park, Greenville.

Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. until service time.  Services will be led by Pastor Johnny Hailes of Park Street Baptist Church.

Mrs. Goen was born on December 27, 1933 in Gladewater, Texas to Wilmer and Edna Perkins. She was an Executive Secretary at E-Systems for 34 years. She married Perry Ray Goen on May 30 th 1958, in Durant OK. Gerry was a long-time member of Oak Creek Country Club and an avid golfer. Her passion was her grandson’s and being involved in their lives.

Pallbearers are Ross Goen, Garren Goen, Noah Goen, Mike Goen, Michael Youtz and Martin Hayter.

She is survived by her husband Perry Goen of Greenville and son Evan Goen wife Diane of Heath, TX; three grandsons and three great grandchildren: Ross Goen wife Brandi and two children daughter Blakely and son Mac of Austin TX; Garren Goen wife Jessie and one son Wesley of Tulsa, OK; and Noah Goen of Allen TX. Brother David Morris Perkins, and sisters Opal Ann Perkins and Loice Edna Perkins.

She is preceded in death by: Son Trent Goen, parents Wilmer and Edna Perkins, and siblings, Lorene Yvonne Perkins, Flora Mae Higgins, Wilma Roberta Perkins, Wilmer Robert Perkins Jr. and Bertha Alice Perkins.