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1933 Inez 2021

Inez Goddard

May 15, 1933 — January 7, 2021

Brevard, NC

Heaven has gained an angel, Inez (Craig) Goddard 87, of Champaign,

Illinois, passed away peacefully at Kingsbridge Memory Care House, Brevard,

NC, January 7, 2021. She was born on May 15, 1933 in Flippin, Kentucky and

moved to Champaign, Illinois, in 1950. She was married to Robert Goddard for

59 years until his death in 2011.

Inez is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Goddard, her 2 brothers;

Rex and Paul, and her three sisters; Judy, Alene and Jonelle.

She is survived by her sister; Hazel Demeris of Champaign. Inez had 3

daughters; Patricia Burton of Colorado, Rosemary Rominger(Ron) of Georgia and

Robin Ashmore(Rick) of North Carolina. Inez had 3 grandchildren, Apryl and

Nichole of Colorado and Erik of North Carolina and 3 great grandchildren of


Inez ran a daycare in her home in Champaign for many years and retired to

Florida to be near two of her daughters. Inez never met a stranger and always

greeted anyone that stopped by for a meal with her Southern charm. She was

sassy and always the life of the party. She would dance until the band went

home. She loved her family and always had her pictures around her including a

picture of her beloved Kentucky roots.

There will be a Celebration of Life for Inez in late spring in Champaign.

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