Rose E. Goodwin

Godfrey | Tuesday, November 27 2012

Rose E. Goodwin, 64, died Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at her home in Godfrey. Born October 13, 1948 in Alton, she was the daughter of Leland and Virginia (Chappell) Cunningham. She was the assistant branch manager with U.S. Bank in Wood River and enjoyed sewing and crafts. She married Gary W. Goodwin on January 11, 1969 in East Alton. He survives. Also surviving is a daughter, Amanda J. (Andrew R.) Wilson of Roxana, one grandson, Evan M. Wilson, one brother, Peter W. (Sharon) Cunningham of Huntingtown, MD, three sisters, Martha J. McDaniel of Joliet, IL, Linda L. Grojean of East Alton, and Nancy K. (Mark) Melliere of St. Charles, MO, her father-in-law, Ernest T. Goodwin of Clinton, IL, two brothers-in-law, Ernest J. (Lucy) Goodwin of Waverly, IL, and Thomas L. (Sharon) Goodwin of Clinton, IL, a sister-in-law, Janet E. (Virgil E.) Brady of Clinton, IL, and three generations of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Ruth E. Goodwin. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2012 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2012. Reverend Randy Butler will officiate. Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5 Schiber Ct. Bldg A, Maryville, IL 62062. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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