Helen Goforth was born Jan. 28, 1931, to Clifford Masingale and Gladys (Tucker) in Comanche Lake, Okla. Gladys later remarried Gilbert Sharp who helped raise Helen. She passed from this life on May 3, 2016, at the age of 85.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles Gordon Goforth; sisters, Patricia Flynn and Sharon Smith; and brothers, James “Sonny” Masingale Jr. and Melvin Masingale.

She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Wooten; son, Michael Allamon and his wife, Gail; brother, Jerry Allamon and his wife, Shirley; grandchildren, Dr. Patricia Allamon, Jessica Taylor, Andrea Allamon, Hillary Replogel, David Wooten and his wife, Dr. Amber Wooten, and Derrick Wooten; and great-grandchildren, Jacob Taylor, Tristan Replogel, Parker Replogel, Caroline Wooten, Maxwell Wooten, Dylan Wooten, Valarie Wooten and Bailee Wooten.

The family will host a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21st, at Asbury Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation.

Online condolences may be made at www.craddockfuneralhome.com.