JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Dorothy Goddard

Dorothy H. Goddard, 70, of Bluford, died 4 p.m. Feb 20, 1995, at Good 
Samaritan Regional Health Center.

She was a retired LPN nurse at the home health department of Good 
Samaritan regional Health Center.

Mrs. Goddard was born March 1, 1924, in Bluford, a daughter of Oliver 
and Arzetta (Davis) Johnson.  She first married Paul B. Akright in 
Bluford on May 28, 1948, and he died July 5, 1964.  She later married 
David J. Goddard in Bluford on Sept. 1, 1984, and he survives.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bluford Funeral Home with Mr. J. 
Howard Kraps and James D. Hefner officiating.  Burial will be in 
Thomason Cemetery in Wayne City.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bluford Funeral Home.

Mrs. Goddard is survived by her husband, David J. Goddard of Bluford; 
two daughters Gayle Hefner and husband James D. Hefner of Dahlgren, and 
Sherry Akright of Centralia; a son, Stephen Paul Akright and wife Debra 
of Bluford; and four grandchildren, John Hefner, Paul Hefner, Stephanie 
Akright, and Kendra Akright.

She was a member of Dahlgren Community Chapel Church.

In addition to her first husband, Mrs. Goddard was preceded in death by 
her parents, a brother and a sister.


Source: Newspaper clipping from my grandmother
Date: 20 Feb 1995
Submitted by: Sandy (Whalen) Bauer
Relationship - First cousin, once removed
 

 

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