Barbara Goold
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Barbara Goold
  • November 25, 1934 - February 4, 2016
  • Rock Island, Illinois

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Barbara S. Goold, 81 of Rock Island, died Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Avonlea Cottage, Milan.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Funeral services will begin at 12 noon Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Barbara was born on November 25, 1934 in Bevier, Missouri, the daughter of Archie V. and Zelma (Sevier) Herrin. She married Keith Arnold Goold on July 26, 1954 in Rock Island. He preceded her in death on March 29, 2008.

Barbara worked in the dietary department at the former Franciscan Hospital in Rock Island for many years. As a young lady soon after high school, she had worked at Royal Neighbors in Rock Island. In her free time she enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandchildren. She will be remembered as one who was always smiling and happy, and loved by those who were fortunate enough to know her.

Survivors (and spouses) include children, Tanya (Kenneth) Negus, Rock Island, Tammy (Rick) Schmidt, Milan; grandchildren, Jeremy (Sue) Brune, Frederick (Melissa) Brune IV, Andrea (Richard) Zeroth, Jason Bunch, Nikki (Roger) Bevans, and Shelbi Schmidt; 15 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, and her aunt, Shirlie (Donald) Glancy, Milan.

In addition to her husband, her parents, and a brother, Darrel Herrin, preceded Mrs. Goold in death.

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