Vanessa Rachelle Goings, 26, of Center

Vanessa Rachelle Goings, 26, of Center, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020, in Center.  

Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 11, 2020, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Darren Smith Pastoring.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

Born July 2, 1994, in Seattle, Washington, Vanessa Goings is the daughter of JR Irybarren and Stacy Leonard Wershing.  Her hobbies included photography, drawing, and creative cooking.  She loved creating new recipes.  Vanessa was charismatic with people.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Center.

She is survived by her son, Cooper Goings; parents, J.R. Irybarren and Stacy Wershing; sisters, Sabrina Edenshaw and Elizabeth Wershing; nieces and nephews, Derek Edenshaw, Addison Gilchrist, Blaine Smith, Joseph Gilchrist, Braxton Mikesh, Ethan Edenshaw, and Cayden Mikesh; aunts and uncles, Ralph and Kim Iribarren, James Iribarren, and Margret Iribarren; cousins, Ralphie and Gina Iribarren, Candy and Bill Gooseman, Sostenes Iribarren, and Chantel Iribarren; and brother-in-law, Brian Mikesh.

She is preceded in death by her dad, Todd Wershing; nephew, Conner Mikesh; grandparents, Fred Leonard and Candi Iribarren; and great grandmother, Berniece Wright.

Pallbearers will be Elizabeth Wershing, Sabrina Edenshaw, Jimmy Smith, and Jarrett Smith.

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