Gloria L. Goodwin, 85, passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, at O.S.F. St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Gloria L. Goodwin, 85, passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, at O.S.F. St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.


She was born in Canton Oct.


22, 1932, to George and Lula (Hinch) Eales.


She married Hughey Goodwin Oct. 23, 1952, in Pittsfield. He preceded her in death April 6, 2012.


Also preceding her in death were her parents; brother Lorne Eales; and four sisters, Alene Likes, Edith Oitker, Edna Brownlee and Bertha Mae Hardy.


Gloria is survived by four children, Edward (Laurie Wilcoxen) Goodwin of Canton, Linda (Fred) Barrow of Canton, Paul Goodwin of Farmer City and Gary (Jill) Goodwin of Canton; brother George Eales of Wilton Manor, Florida; sisters, Dorothy Kaufmann of Springfield, Georgia Hutmacher of Springfield and Erma Garner of Canton; many grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.


Gloria worked at Wells-Lamont Glove factory in Barry, later at Canton Manufacturing and last at YWCA day care. She also babysat her grandchildren and many others.


She attended Covenant Community Fellowship Church in Canton.


Services will be noon Saturday, Aug. 11, at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton, where visitation will be two hours prior to services. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Canton.


Memorials can be made to Covenant Community Fellowship in Canton.


To view Gloria’s DVD or to leave online condolences, go to www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com