Born: 03/02/1930 Died: 10/18/2011 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: n/a
Etta Mae Goar, 81, of Kingsport, passed away on Oct. 18, 2011, in Johnson City, Tenn. Etta Mae was born March 2, 1930, in St. Louis, Okla., the youngest of three daughters born to the late William Nelson Spencer and Lessie Arena McCarey. She was a proud member of the Choctaw Nation Oklahoma and of the Jewish faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Rodney Grady Goar; a son, Edward Gene Goar; and sister, Oneita Elizabeth Edwards. Surviving are her daughters, Lydia Risney with husband James of Kingsport, Deborah Hansen with husband Frank of La Habra, Calif.; son Robert Goar with wife Mary Frances of Whittier, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and one sister, Mary Lou Main of Locust Grove, Va.