Louise Kathleen Fox Gochenour, 96, of Woodstock, passed from this life to her heavenly home on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at Life Care Center in New Market. Virginia.
Louise was born on December 20, 1918 in Warren County, Virginia, and was the daughter of Calvin M. Fox and Anna Elizabeth Alexander Fox who preceded her in death. Louise was also preceded in death by her beloved husband Lee C. Gochenour on August 14, 2014 after 67 years of marriage.
Louise started her career in finance at the American Viscose in Front Royal, Virginia in 1943 until 1961 for 18 years of service. She later moved to Richmond, Virginia where she started her career in banking with Bank of Virginia, and retired from there in 1989. Louise lived in Richmond for 38 years before returning to her home in Woodstock, Virginia. Louise had a love for sewing, reading and spending time with her husband Lee traveling and visiting friends and family in different parts of the country. One of Louise’s favorite sayings was, “I be jiggers” when something happened. Louise was a member of Epiphany Evangelical Lutheran Church in Richmond, Virginia and then when moving back she attended Mt. Zion Lutheran Church before joining Emanuel Lutheran Church in Woodstock. She was a member of the Eastern Star in Richmond and Woodstock, Virginia.
Louise is survived by one sister, Betty Fox Lunceford of Marshall, Virginia. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and long-time family friends.
Louise’s service will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Woodstock. Pastor Nathan Robinson will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset View Memorial Gardens in Woodstock.
Pallbearers will be Larry Gochenour, Gerald Gochenour, Nathan Gochenour, Mike Gochenour, Travis Franklin, and C.M. Fox.
The family will receive friends, Wednesday, December 9, from 7-8 p.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Emanuel Lutheran Church Building Fund, 127 E. High Street, Woodstock, Virginia 22664.