Molly Goggin Eubank
Published 9:40 am Tuesday, August 2, 2011
MURFREESBORO – Following a courageous battle with cancer, Mrs. Molly Goggin Eubank, 66, passed away on July 30, 2011 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, North Carolina.
She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on February 5, 1945 to the late Howard “Barney” Alexander Goggin and Alice Goggin. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Mary Elizabeth “Mollie” Hughes; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Eubank.
Molly is survived by her husband, Douglas E. Eubank of Murfreesboro; her son, Lance T. (Eubank) Crowe of Murfreesboro; Lance’s children and her grandchildren, Owen and Madison; her son, Tadd W. Eubank and his wife, Kelli F. Eubank, of Boykins, Virginia; her brother, Jeffrey Goggin and his wife, Barbara, of Orlando, Florida; her brother-in-law, David Eubank and his wife, Lenny, of Dayton, Ohio, and her nephew, Mitchell Eubank and his wife, Dawn, also of Dayton, Ohio.
Molly was trained as an art teacher and received a Bachelor of Arts from Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky. She taught art for several years and then, while maintaining her personal interest in art, she turned her professional interests to local government and public service. Molly worked for the Town of Murfreesboro for approximately 23 years in the positions of Town Administrator and Town Clerk. She also served as Clerk for the Town of Como for approximately 20 years. Molly was a long time volunteer with the Como Rescue Squad and the Como Volunteer Fire Department.
Molly was known to all as a person of compassion, honesty, and giving; along with gentle and dignified leadership. She was a person with great tolerance and personal strength. Molly was involved in many charitable events and organizations in her community. Molly especially loved and cared for pets and homeless animals. She was very active with PAWS of Hertford County.
Many friends and family gave support and assistance to Molly and her family during her battle with cancer. There are too many to personally identify by name. Molly’s family sincerely extends its appreciation and gratitude for all the support, help and assistance given during her illness.
A memorial service for Molly will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, August 7, in the auditorium of the Columns Building at Chowan University in Murfreesboro.
In lieu of flowers, Molly’s family asks that donations and contributions may be made to PAWS of Hertford County, Inc., P.O. Box 153, Murfreesboro, N.C. 27855 or Town of Como Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 117, Como, N.C. 27818.
Garrett-Jones Funeral Home of Ahoskie, N.C. is serving the Eubank family. Condolences can be sent to the Eubank family by visiting www.garrettjonesfh.com.