Retired Counselor for Program at Langston
TULSA–Juanita E. Goff, 87, who retired as a counselor with the Upward Bound Program at Langston University and had spent a 49-year career as a staff-member at Langston, died on May 28.
She was a former distributor of The Black Chronicle.
Funeral services were held on June 6 at the Metropolitan Baptist Church.
Juanita Eunice Goff was born on Feb. 8, 1933, in Bixby to Emmitt and Minnie Johnson Goff.
She graduated from Langston with a bachelor’s degree, having majored in sociology, and attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.
In 1979, Miss Goff was presented the Vivian Jones Graduate Advisor Award which honored her for her service as advisor for the Langston chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.
Miss Goff was a member of the Holsey Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Tulsa, and was a member of the Women’s Missionary Society, had been a youth advisor and was a choir assistant.
She was a 50-year member of the Alpha kappa Alpha sorority and was a member of the Langston 33 Club.
Miss Goff is survived by three sisters: Edna Dean, Dorothy Johnson and Grace Jaggers.
In addition, she is survived by a brother, Buford L. Goff.