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Doris Marie Goodson, 72 of Lake Mattoon (Neoga) passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016 at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield. Born August 11, 1944 in Middlesworth she was the daughter of Elza and Zeola (Swinford) Helton. On December 28, 1962 she and Michael Goodson were united in marriage. Doris worked many years as a hairdresser and retired from Ampad in Mattoon. She was a member of Neoga Christian Church where she was active in bible study groups. Doris enjoyed sewing, quilting, and was an excellent cook. Surviving are her husband Michael of Lake Mattoon (Neoga), four daughters Tonya (Brad) Odum of Mt. Vernon, Rhonda (Jeff) Howard of Windsor, Yvonne Walk of Effingham, Anita (Kevin) Hoene of Mattoon and nine grandchildren. Preceding her in death are her parents and one sister, Phyllis Lovins. Visitation will be 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home in Windsor. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, October 14, 2016 at Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home with Pastor Workman officiating. Burial will be at the Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Mattoon. Doriss family invites friends to share a memory of light a candle in her honor at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.
Published on October 11, 2016
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