Elizabeth “Lizzy” Goings was born June 18, 1935 in Myrtle Beach, SC to the late Sam and Bertha Chestnut. Elizabeth was preceded to death by her devoted and loving husband Charles Goings Sir: One son, Billy Earl Chestnut : Two brothers George Chestnut and Samuel Coolidge Chestnut, , Seven sisters; Cora Wilson, Bernice Watson, Ethel Mae Dennison, Catherine Richardson, Dorothy Chestnut, Inez Holmes, and Nina Eaddy and her dear friend, Mrs. Gail Perry
Elizabeth attended the Myrtle Beach Colored School and was a member of the school's basketball team. She was employed at Lakewood Family Campground for over 50 years until her retirement. Lizzie was a member of Sandy Grove Baptist for many years until her health decline. Lizzie loved cooking, gardening, and sitting on her porch visiting with friends and family.
To cherish her memory, she leaves two devoted daughters; Sylvia Ann Sessions and Shan Goings Francis (Jerome), of Myrtle Beach, SC, and three sons, James Goings (Michelle), Charles Goings Jr (LuQuiwa) of Elgin SC, and Alfonzo Goings (Robin) of Myrtle Beach, SC two sisters, Carrie Cole of Miami, Fl, and Bessie Rush (Leroy) of Myrtle Beach, SC Three brothers; Wood- row (Betty) Chestnut and Elijah (Joann) Chestnut of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Jesse Chestnut (Janet) of Troy NY. She is also survived by Fourteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grand- children: Five sisters-in-law, Shirley Goings and Maxine Goings of Myrtle Beach, SC, Effie Tucker (Willie) of Brooklyn, NY Mabel Johnson of Baltimore, MD and Idella Bradford (Henry) of Georgetown, SC Three Brothers-in-law; Henry Weston, Elijah Goings and Jacob (Emily) Goings, of Myrtle Beach, SC two special daughters-in-law; Seival Goings and Kathy Johnson.
Elizabeth C. Goings of the Racepath community passed away on July 18, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Ocean View Funeral Home and Beach Crematory.
Ocean View Funeral Home and Beach Crematory, Myrtle Beach Chapel will be assisting the Goings family.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Elizabeth C. Goings, please visit our floral store.