Mary Alice Goodman, 72, Farina

Mary Alice Goodman, 72, of Farina, died at 2:05 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2008, at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday at Tuscola Cemetery, Tuscola. Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Monday at Claggett Funeral Home in Brownstown. Memorials: Donor’s choice.

Mrs. Goodman was born on Feb. 23, 1936, in Parkersburg, the daughter of Clyde and Lucy Nettleton Vaughn. She married Harold Oscar Donnals; he died in 1965. She married Robert Cyril Goodman; he died in 1996.

She was retired from Reliability Electronics in Houston, Texas, and was a member of First Baptist Church in Brownstown, Olney Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, Eagles Club, Moose Lodge and Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by sons, Timothy Allen Donnals and his wife Shelly of Brownstown, and William Oscar Donnals and his wife Caroline; daughters, Belinda Joy and her husband Tim Bricker of Brownstown, and Sheryl Lynn and her husband Bert Gaston of Villa Grove; brother, Kenneth Vaughn and his wife Susan of Olney; sisters, Barbara Ellen Barre of Pesotum, Bertha Marguerite McVaigh of Olney, and Violet Marie and her husband Leon Williams of Farmington; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, a daughter and two sisters.

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