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Ethel Irene GOBEN

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Ethel Irene Goben

KILBOURNE, IL - Ethel Irene Goben, 93, of Kilbourne, died at 11:28 a.m. on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Sunny Acres Home in Petersburg.

She was born Nov. 6, 1920, in Kilbourne, to George and Eva (Smith) Friend. She married Lloyd Dawson in 1940 and he preceded her in death in 1954. She later married Cecil Goben in 1956 and he preceded her in death in 1979.

Mrs. Goben is survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers: Harold, Paul and Clifford; two husbands; and one infant daughter, Nancy Mae.

Mrs. Goben retired from Ideal Industries in Petersburg after many years. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church at Kilbourne.

Gravesides services will be held at Kilbourne Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The Rev. Don Niesler will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Sunny Acres Activity Fund, Mason District Hospital or Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements. Online memorial messages may be left for the family at www.hurleyfh.com.

Published in The State Journal-Register from June 10 to June 11, 2014
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