Elizabeth A. Goertz, 88, of Carrabelle, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

She was born Dec. 26, 1930 in Carrabelle to Charles (Buddy) and Ada Allen. After high school, she met and married Paul Goertz and they moved to Austin, Texas and had two children. She worked for the state of Texas and retired from the Water Development Board. She found her way back to Carrabelle after retirement where she lived out the rest of her life there.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen Cearley and wife Ariel Levin, of Los Angeles, California; one sister, Joyce Thompson, and two brothers; Jimmy Allen and Mike Allen, all of Carrabelle; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles (Buddy) and Ada Allen, and her son Charlie ‘Phil’ Goertz.

A graveside service will take place on Monday, Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Carrabelle.

Scotti Barden with Bevis Funeral Home is assisting the Goertz family with their arrangements.