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Anna Elizabeth Goddard

Anna Elizabeth GODDARD, 92, resident of Mt. Vernon for the past 63 years 
died yesterday at 9 a.m. at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Roy PADDOCK, 
whom she was visiting in St. Louis.  She was the widow of David Newton GODDARD, 
who was in the harness business in Mt. Vernon for many years.  
Her husband died June 14, 1923. Mrs. GODDARD's home in Mt. Vernon was 
at 229 South 18th Street.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. in the First United 
Methodist Church. The Rev. C. H. TODD will officiate at the services and 
burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel.

Mrs. GODDARD was born Anna Elizabeth TAYLOR in Ohio on August 5, 1853.  
She moved to Mt. Vernon 63 years ago. She was an active and devoted member 
of the First Methodist Church throughout her life. She is survived by two daughters, 
Mrs. Ethel PADDOCK of St. Louis and Mrs. Adah G. SAYER of Mt. Vernon.  
She is also survived by four grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and 
three great-great-grandchildren.

Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News
Date:  Thursday 27 May 1946
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta


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