Gouger, Grady E. (Whiteside)

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Grady E. Gouger
Grady E. Gouger

Grady E. Gouger, age 80, of Whiteside, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018.

He retired from Pate Construction and was preceded in death by his parents, George and Irene Gouger; wife, Olivia “Susie” Gouger; daughter, Felicia Keef; and son, Bubby Gouger. 

Those left to cherish his memories are his children, Laquada McNabb and Gloria McNabb; siblings, Susie (Johnny) Massengale, William (Mildred) Gouger, Roy “Tubby” (Shirley) Gouger; grandchildren, Tara McNabb, Joshua Keef, Corey Keef, Ashley McNabb, Adam McNabb; and several great-grandchildren. 

Family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. CST, Wednesday, Jan. 17. 

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in the funeral home chapel with interment to follow at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper. 

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the funeral home towards the funeral expenses. 

Share memories, photos and sign the register book at www.jaspermemorialfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are by Jasper Memorial Funeral Home (423) 942-7777.



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