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Thomas Emory Goza

Funeral services for Thomas Emory Goza, of Brookhaven, are Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Pine Bluff Baptist Church with burial at the church cemetery. Riverwood Family Funeral Service in Brookhaven is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be today, Aug. 14, 2018, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home and will continue Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, from 11 a.m. until time of service at the church.

Rev. Goza, 75, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. He was born May 28, 1943, to the late Thomas Taggart Goza and Katherine Marie Channel Goza. He was ordained in 1972 as a minister of the Gospel and was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Carolyn Alene Burns Goza; son, Michael Goza; daughters, Angie Wade and Susan Cox; sisters, Kathryn Freeman, Linda Brown, Lillian Hall and Grace Franklin; eight grandchildren, Alana Hughes, Brantly Goza, Savannah Calcote, Alex Goza, Austin Lyons, Sawyer Cox, Clayton Goza and Katie Goza; and seven great-grandchildren, Wyatt Hughes, Weston Hughes, Maddi Smith, Scarlet Goza, Jude Goza, Remington Goza and Stetson Lyons.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hospice Ministries, 397 Brookhaven St. Brookhaven, MS 39601

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