Howard E. Goodin
Howard E. Goodin, age 84 of Mulberry Grove, passed away Tuesday at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services will be held today at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Mulberry Grove. Burial will be in Noffsinger Cemetery, also in Mulberry Grove. Friends may call today from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church of Mulberry Grove. The Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia is in charge of the arrangements.
Howard was born January 8, 1929 in Mulberry Grove, the son of Charles Edward and Mae (Edwards) Goodin. He married Nelda Fern Wells on December 1, 1951 in Piggott, AR and together they had 5 children. She preceded him in death on April 24, 2011. Howard was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mulberry Grove and had worked for John Crane Packing in Vandalia. He loved woodworking, hunting, the outdoors, and most of all he loved to pester his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mr. Goodin is survived by his sons Larry Goodin and wife Karol of Mulberry Grove, Randy Lee Goodin and wife Sharon of Altamont, and Dennis Goodin and wife Bonnie of Vandalia; daughters Debra Cearlock of Vandalia and Linda and husband Dennis Pyle of Dyersburg, TN; sister LuluBelle Lutz of Mulberry Grove; 15 Grandchildren and 17 Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brothers Charles Goodin Jr. and Harry Goodin, sister Graccie Goodin Smith, and son-in-law David Cearlock.
Rosemary “Rosy” Gibson
Rosemary “Rosy” Gibson, age 80 of Greenville, passed away Thursday in Montgomery Nursing and Rehab in Hillsboro. Funeral services will be held today at 11:00 a.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Noffsinger Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Bond County Senior Center.
Rosemary Anna, the daughter of Frank and Hulda (Gesell) Wodtke, was born June 13, 1933 in Loogootee, Illinois. She grew up in Hookdale, attended the local schools and graduated from Mulberry Grove High School with the class of 1951.
Rosemary worked for Utlaut Memorial Hospital as an aide, secretary at PCA in Greenville, secretary for the Bond County Farm Service, secretary for Don Ferguson who ran Manpower and later in life cared for the elderly and cleaned homes. Rosy was a huge cardinals fan, loved playing games and watching game shows, Jeopardy being one of her favorites.
Rosemary was united in marriage to William D. Scott on November 3, 1951 in Pocahontas, Arkansas. She later married Paul J. Gibson March 4, 1967. She is survived by her children; Mike O. Scott (Donna) of Greenville, Kathy Kapp (Stephen) of Greenville and Lori Gibson (Brenda) of Greenville. Also surviving are her sisters; Erma Bauman of Greenville, Emilie Cuthrell of Millersburg, Verna Priest of Tallahassee, FL, Wilma Volkmar of Donnellson and her brother Art Wodtke of Greenville. Rosy was the loving grandmother of 5 and great-grandmother of 7.
She was preceded in death by her parents, twin sisters Flo Piker and Fran Sexton and
sister Rosy Scott Gibson
June E. Harlan
June E. Harlan, age 74 of Carlyle, died on Friday, July 26, 2013, in Kansas City, Kansas.
Funeral services will be held at Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow at Carlyle Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Zieren-Day Funeral Home in Carlyle on Monday, July 29, 2013, from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. and on Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Memorial donations in memory of Mrs. Harlan are suggested to Clinton County Relay for Life and will be received at the funeral home.
Mrs. Harlan was born on October 10, 1938, in Lovettsville, Virginia, a daughter of Jesse and Edna (Baker) Woods. She married Ronald E. Harlan in Frederick, Maryland on November 4, 1960, and he preceded her in death on October 1, 2004.
Mrs. Harlan is survived by her children – Terry Harlan of Kinmundy, Koreen Stein of Centralia, Andrea Harlan of Carlyle, and Nicole Harlan of Kansas City, Missouri; 8 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren and her siblings – James Woods of Maryland, Beatrice Fawley of Rohrersville, Maryland, Dora Hale of Point of Rocks, Maryland and Virginia Lee Santmier of Frederick, Maryland.
Mrs. Harlan worked as a civil service communications specialist at Scott Air Force Base. She enjoyed camping, bingo, reading, quilting and embroidery, and loved to watch her grandchildren’s ball games.
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