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LaDonne Goff

Dec 23rd, 1926 - Nov 9th, 2018

Funeral: 3 p.m. Sunday, November 18, 2018, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Visitation: 2 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home

Interment: Pleasant Mound Cemetery, Xenia

 

     LaDonne Goff, age 91, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018, at Flora Gardens Care Center.

     LaDonne was born December 23, 1926, the daughter of Arlie and Gladys (Melton) Rush, in Wayne County, Illinois.

     On December 27, 1944, LaDonne married William Goff in rural Xenia.  LaDonne was a member of Pleasant Mound (Powers) General Baptist Church and served for many years as pianist and church secretary.  She also served as cook at Union Grove Youth Camp in Johnsonville.

     LaDonne enjoyed cooking and baking pies early each morning at Goff’s Restaurant in Xenia where she was employed and was known around Xenia for her popular homemade yeast rolls.

     She and William travelled to many churches throughout Clay, Wayne, and Marion counties, playing and singing at revivals, weddings, and funerals. 

     LaDonne was preceded in death by her parents, husband William and two brothers-in-law.  She is survived by a daughter, Billie Mojonnier (Tim) of Flora, three grandchildren, Kara Kenyon (Trent) of Springfield, OH, Nate Mojonnier (Amber) of Danville, IL, and Allison Key (Neill McNeill) of Danville, IL, four great-grandchildren, Emma and Eli Mojonnier and Emily and Laney Key, all of Danville, a sister, Geraldine Dickey (Donald) of Flora, a sister-in-law, Frances Cantrell of Salem, and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

     The funeral service for LaDonne will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, November 18, 2018, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Pleasant Mound Cemetery, Xenia.  Memorial donations can be made to Heritage Woods Activity Fund or any charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted through the funeral home.

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Nancy Dehart

November 10th

It was an honor serving LaDonne at Heritage Woods. She will be missed.

Mike and Sharon Gray

November 10th

Sorry for your loss Ladonna was a wonderful lady. Prayers for you and your family

Jerry and Vicky Middleton

November 10th

So sorry for your loss Billie! I'll always remember your Mother being a good friend to my Mom at Heritage Woods.

Community Southern Baptist Church

November 11th

I had the pleasure of praying with Mrs. Goff every Sunday while she was at the Garden's. Most Sundays she did not feel up to attending service, but we shared prayer with her. Andi Malone

Judy Hudgins Kamper

November 11th

My condolences to you, Billie Don and Tim, in your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Trudy Zimmerman Stanford

November 11th

She was one of the finest ladies of Xenia when I worked at Gauger Insurance. She would come in and meet of the morning with several other wonderful ladies in Xenia for coffee and then in the afternoon about 2 pm for a cool or hot drink depending on the weather, so many have left Xenia but they will never be forgotten.

Greg and Brenda Jones

November 11th

Billie, Tim, and family - You have our deepest sympathy on the passing of your Mom. I have fond memories of our family gatherings at Thanksgiving and of William and LaDonne's music at Powers. May God's peace surround you. Love and prayers to you all.

Robin Fisher Booth

November 12th

I have fond memories of your parents taking the neighbor kids to vacation bible school. They were both such sweet people. Sorry for your loss.

Carroll Britton

November 12th

I am so sorry for your loss. Ms Ladonne was such a sweet lady. I enjoyed visiting with her during her time at Heritage Woods.

Kay Hargrave Hampton

November 12th

Billie Don, I have such great memories of your mother. Your parents were close friends with mine and spent many times together. May God grant you comfort during this time.

Joe and Pam Harrell

November 12th

Im so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a very sweet, talented, and special lady. Prayers for strength and comfort during this difficult time. Im sure she is happy be reunited with William. They were a very special couple.

Sharen Lawson Harvey

November 14th

Billie, I'm so sorry for the loss of your mother. I remember her well. Prayers for you and your family.

 

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