Decatur Herald & Review
Evelyn J. Goodwin, 87 of Decatur, passed away at 5:03 AM Friday, April 15, 2011 in Fair Havens Christian Home.
Evelyn was born on July 22, 1923 in Decatur, a daughter of William Marshall and Grace (Messmore) Treado. She was a homemaker and a member of Riverside Baptist Church. Evelyn opened her home for weekly Bible study for many years. She was a former member of South Side Country Club and the Country Club of Decatur. She married Dr. Everett J. Goodwin on April 4, 1943. They celebrate 61 devoted years together before he passed away on Oct. 17, 2004.
Surviving are her loving daughter- Ginny Hickenbottom and husband Harold, cherished granddaughter- Lisa Hastings and her husband Brian, and four great grandchildren- Devon Perkins, David Perkins, Luke Hastings and Brynn Hastings all of Decatur.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Memorials are suggested to Riverside Baptist Church or to the Carmi Children’s Home in Carmi, IL.