Mary Ida Gooden

Mary Ida Gooden nee Slaton age 88 formerly of Caseyville, IL, born March 30, 1927 in Sturgis, KY, passed away at 5:28am on Saturday October 31, 2015 at Cedar Ridge Health Care Center in Lebanon, IL.

Mary was a retired cashier for the former 905 Liquor in St. Louis, MO.  She was a member of the Caseyville United Methodist Church in Caseyville, IL, the Laurel Circle, and the Order of the Eastern Star.  She helped make bears for Anderson Hospital and enjoyed quilting.

She was preceded in death by her husband William C. Gooden, her parents Walter and Myrtle nee King Slaton, a son Dennie Brantley, and a sister Mildred Travis of Madisonville, KY.

She is survived by a son Jerel (Kim) Poor of Arnold, MO, three daughters; Tina Lowry of Collinsville, IL, Arlinda Thomas of Los Angeles, CA, and Darlene Poor of Pevely, MO, ten grandchildren; Christina (Ronald) Carron of Ballwin, MO, Jerel Poor II of Bloomsdale, MO, Jessica Poor of St. Louis, MO, Nathan Poor of Arnold, MO, Aaron Poor of Pevely, MO, Benjamin Poor of Arnold, MO, Heather (Andrea) Santoni of  Issaquah, WA, Amber, Cheyanne, and Jimmy, one great granddaughter Grace Carron, and one great grandson, Matteo Santoni.

Visitation will be from 3pm to 7pm on Monday November 2, 2015 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home in Maryville, IL.

Funeral service will be at 7pm on Monday at the funeral home with Rev. Dan Harry officiating.

Graveside burial will be held on Wednesday November 4, 2015 at 1:30pm at Maple View Cemetery in Marion, Kentucky.

Memorials may be made to the Caseyville United Methodist Church in Caseyville, IL.

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