Henry Wesley Goin


From: Gibson City Courier, April 16, 1953
Contributed by Gail Hahn Hutchcraft.  Thanks, Gail!


Henry Wesley Goin, 88, died at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Apriil 13, 1953 at Manteo State Hospital.  He was brought to the Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City, where services were held at 3 p. m. Wednesday, the Rev. Edward Hagen of Morris officiated.  Burial was in Gibson City Cemetery.  Mr. Goin was born May 6, 1865 at McLeansboro, IL a so of Elijah and Jane Cross Goin.  He married Annie Kelley in August  1896 at McLeansboro.  Survivors include four sons: E. V. Goin of Waynesville; J. W. Goin of Akron, Ohio; Ray Goinn of East St. Louis and Harry Goin of Gibson City; two daughters, Mrs. S. N. Allen of Saybrook, IL and Mrs. Rosenkkraus of East St. Louis; a brother Lee Goin of McLeansboro; 3 sisters, Mrs. Mrya ____ and Mrs. Elle Adamson, both of McLeansboro.  He was preceded in death by 5 brothers, a daughter and a sister.  The family has requested flowers be omitted and memorials be sent to Gibson City Community Hospital.  Pallbearers were: Robert Goin, Charles Goin, Kenneth Allen, Gary Allenn, Elwood Allen and ____Allen.

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