Avon Good

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GOSHEN, Ind. — Avon J. Yoder Good, 74, died Friday evening at Greencroft Healthcare. She had been in declining health.

She was born May 3, 1939 in Grantsville, Md., to Alva and Ruth (Eash) Yoder.

She married Paul E. Good, June 13, 1964 in Springs, Penn. He died in 1974.

Survivors include a daughter, Carol J. (Phil) Good-Elliott, Goshen; a son, Michael P. (Carol) Eby-Good, Lancaster, Penn.; four grandchildren, Benjamin, Alta, Paul and Aaron; and three brothers, Bradley Yoder, North Manchester, Wayne (Roveen) Yoder, Ridgeley, W.V. and Keith (Esta) Yoder, Winchester, Va.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

A 15 year resident of Greencroft, Avon moved to Goshen in 1998, coming from Lima, Ohio, where she taught medical terminology at University of Northwestern Ohio. She was also a self-employed seamstress. She loved sewing, birding and spending time with family and friends

She graduated from Goshen College with a nursing degree in 1961 and was a member of both College Mennonite Church, Goshen and Salem Mennonite Church, Elida, Ohio.

Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m., Monday at The Meetinghouse at Greencroft, Goshen and 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday at the church. An 11 a.m. Tuesday funeral service will be conducted at College Mennonite Church. Pastors Pamela Yoder and Willie Kanagy will officiate.

Cremation will follow the service.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Yoder-Culp Funeral Home
1911 South Main Street
Goshen , IN 46527-0559
(574) 533-3153
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Published in The Lima News from Apr. 12 to Apr. 13, 2014
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