Born 6-25-1918 -- Died 1-16-2007
Louise Goetting, was born June 25, 1918 in Harrisburg, Ark., the daughter of Homer Lee Simms and Anna Mina Franke Simms. She died Jan. 16, 2007, in West Plains, at the age of 88.
She was united in marriage July 18, 1941, in Salem to Raymond Goetting who preceded her in death Sept. 13, 2000.
She is survived by six children, Janice Zacny of Springfield, Mo., Sonny Goetting of Thayer, William Goetting of Thayer, Roy Goetting of Myrtle, Emma Crain of St. Martinville, La., and John Goetting of Thayer; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond; one daughter, Anice Manes; two grandsons, Tyson Goetting and Steven Manes; and two brothers, Richard and Emil Simms.
She was well known for her delicious cooking.
Graveside services were held Jan. 18 at the Thayer Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.