Dewitt Obits

Linda A. Goodman

Linda A. Goodman, 74, of Lincoln, passed away at 8:32 p.m. on Monday, December 21, 2020, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. 


Services for Linda will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Rev. Aletha Weatherall will officiate the funeral at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Pulaski Cemetery. 


CDC guidelines regarding face coverings and social distancing will be followed. If you do not feel well, please choose to stay home. Linda's family will understand your absence. 


Linda Ann Goodman was born January 27, 1946, in Mt. Pulaski, the daughter of Carl J. and Olive M. Goodman, Sr. 


Linda is survived by three sisters in Lincoln, Alice Geriets, Esther Gill, and Susan Roberts; one sister in Mt. Pulaski, Marjorie (Tom) Polk; one sister in Atlanta, Violet Beck; one brother of Higginsville, MO, Carl Goodman, Jr.; two sisters-in-law: Gloria Goodman of Mt. Pulaski, and Leslie Goodman of Wildwood, MO; and many nieces and nephews. 


She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers: Gerald, Donald, Dennis (and his wife, Sandy), and Robert Goodman; one sister: Shelby Goodman; and three brothers-in-law: Herman Geriets, Robert Gill, and Otto Roberts. 


Linda's home was at Lincoln Terrace and she had many friends there. She loved music and her laugh was contagious. She remembered things so well her family often said she had a memory like an elephant. Linda was a great aunt and sister. She was loved by her extended family and people who met her. 


Memorials may be made to the family or an organization of the donor's choice. 


Final arrangements are entrusted with Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home of Atlanta.