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Elizabeth Mathis Gober

Obituary Date: Monday 12th August 2019

Elizabeth Mathis Gober, age 93, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, August 12, 2019.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bonnie and Jessie Mathis; brother, George Mathis; and grandsons, Scott Bradford and Mikey Humphrey.  She is survived by her loving husband of seventy-two years, James E. (Jim) Gober, Buford, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Jan and Keith Humphrey, Dawsonville, GA and Jill and Jerome Bradford, Auburn, GA; grandchildren, Kalyn Bradford and Jett Bowen, Braselton, GA, Jason and Shirley Bradford, Buford, GA, Britni and Jason Abercrombie, Blue Ridge, GA, Brett Humphrey, Blue Ridge, GA; several great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Runette Mathis; and nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Mrs. Gober was born in Buford, GA on March 19, 1926.  She graduated from Buford High School in 1943 and worked for Southern Railroad for twelve years until she became a full time mother.  When her girls were grown, she went back to work at Buford Commercial Bank until she retired. After her retirement, she and Jim enjoyed traveling and spending time with family. 

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home, with Pastor Wayne Johnson officiating.  Entombment will be at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 5979 New Bethany Road, Buford, GA.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, August 16th from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Buford First Baptist Church or Eagle Ranch in memory of Elizabeth M. Gober.  The family would like to express a special thank you to all of the caregivers and to Homestead Hospice.

To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at  Arrangements By: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA (770) 932-1133.

Funeral Date
08/17/2019 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory
4400 S. Lee St, Buford 30518