Bonnie Louise Goodson


Bonnie Louise Goodson, age 80, of Greenville passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Helia Healthcare in Greenville. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 7 PM at Vaughn Hill Church of Christ, 662 South Bellwood Drive, East Alton, IL. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Greenville, IL. Friends may call Thursday, March 31, 2016 after 4 PM at the church. Memorial contributions are suggested to Church of Christ Ministries.

Bonnie was born April 2, 1935 in Center, AR to John and Nettie (Thomas) Boothe. She married Boyd Goodson on November 7, 1953 in Morriston, AR. She is survived by her husband Boyd Goodson of Greenville, her sons Mark Goodson and his wife Melinda of Jackson, TN and Steve Goodson of Greenville along with her daughter Penny Dyes and her husband Jim of Orland Park, IL. She is also survived by her siblings Mary Sue Orr of Ash Flat, AR, Horace Boothe of El Sabrantee, CA, Barbara Hatman and her husband Jr. of Harrisonville, MO, Eula Lee Spurlock of Mountain Home, AR, and Jimmie Boothe and his wife Rosela of Melbourne, AR. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

She grew up in Ash Flat, AR where she graduated from high school. She and her husband moved to Illinois in 1958. Her husband was a pastor and they served several communities including Madison, Granite City, Greenville and Jerseyville. The moved to Springfield, MO in 2000 and returned to Greenville in 2013. She had worked for McDonnell Douglas/Boeing retireing in 1998. She had also worked as a CNA at Greenville Regional Hospital.

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