Sharon E. Goforth Larson, age 76 of Maryville, went home to be with The Lord Friday, December 18, 2020. Sharon loved her church family, music, and singing. She was a member of Oakland Baptist Church and was retired from the Blount County School System after many years of service in the cafeteria. Sharon was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend who never met a stranger as she influenced many lives with her kind and gentle nature. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Edna Ruth Boring Tindell; First husband, Douglas Goforth; and her brothers, Robert and Marvin Tindell. Survived by her husband, Roger Larson of Maryville; Sons and daughters-in-law, Denver and Robin Goforth, Scott and Holly Goforth, and Bradley Goforth, all of Maryville; Daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela and Jerry Sheehan of Maryville, Connie and Brian Gennoe of Louisville, and Lesley Covington of Maryville; Step-daughters, Mary Gonzalez of Maryville, and Charity and Edwin Cruz of South Carolina; Many Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews, and other family also survive. Special friends, Ellen Davis and Kathy Pearson; Family and friends will assemble at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Allegheny Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery for Graveside service and Interment with Rev. Gary Hawley officiating. Friends may call at their convenience on Monday, December 21, 2020 from 1:00 until 5:00 pm at Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000. Memorial contributions may be made in Sharon’s name to the Oakland Baptist Church Building Fund @ 3501 Old Niles Ferry Road Maryville, TN 37801. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com
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