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Beverly A. Goodin, an 89-year-old resident of Quincy, IL and formerly of Trenton, died at 9:45 a.m., Monday, March 13, 2023 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Quincy.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at the Grundy Center Cemetery, Northeast of Trenton. Slater-Neal Funeral Home of Trenton is in charge of arrangements.

Beverly was born April 24, 1933 in Trenton, the daughter of Henry and Opal Wise Goodin.

Beverly graduated from Trenton High School in 1951. She lived in Trenton until moving to Kansas City for five years, where she was employed by Southwestern Bell and then transferred to Fort Worth, TX in 1961. She was employed as a physician’s assistant for six years and eventually was self-employed in art advertising.

Beverly was an avid reader, gardener and admirer of the arts. She volunteered at the Botanical Gardens and Casa Manana Theater in Fort Worth.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Trenton.

Her survivors include one niece, Cheri Benedict of Hannibal; three great-nephews, HJ, Michael and Andrew Benedict; and three great-great nieces and one great-great nephew.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Joetha Kaye Lewis; and her dear friend, Ruth Williams.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the First Baptist Church of Trenton, the Grundy Center Cemetery or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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