Mrs. Lydia Crosslin Goodman, 84 years old, of 78 West Porter, died about 3 o'clock Tuesday morning, March 6, at Fitzgibbon Hospital, where she had been admitted as a patient about 6 o'clock Monday evening. She had not been well for the past two weeks.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, March 8, at the Sweeney Funeral Home. The body will remain at the funeral home until the hour of the services.

Mrs. Goodman was the widow of James E. Goodman, who died Aug. 6, 1950. She was born in the Fish Creek neighborhood, Dec. 22, 1866, the daughter of Meredith and Elizabeth Liggett Crosslin. She was married to James E. Goodman at Slater in 1888 and they lived on a farm in the Fish Creek community until moving to Marshall about 30 years ago.

She is survived by a daughter, Gladys, who is Mrs. Sam T. Hoener, Oak Park, Ill.; two grandchildren, Laverne and Nyla Hoener; a sister, Mrs. Rosa L. Cott who since Mr. Goodman's death had been making her home with Mrs. Goodman; a brother, Mitchell Crosslin of Slater, and many nieces and nephews.

At an early age, she joined the Fish Creek Baptist Church, moving her membership to the church here when she moved to Marshall.

From the Marshall MO Public Library: There is also a handwritten note on the page indicating that burial was in Ridge Park Cemetery, Marshall, MO.

Source: The Daily Democrat-News, 6 March 1951

Submitted: Janet Crosslin Seamon