Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 13, 2013 10:33 am EST


SEBRING — The Rev. Earl L. Goodwin, 89, of Sebring, formerly of Howard, passed away Feb. 10, 2013.

He was born Dec. 11, 1923, in Cleveland to the late Walter and Nettie (Schaum) Goodwin.

Earl was a World War II Army veteran. He was a United Methodist Minister for 45 years and also served the Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon after his retirement for eight years.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Betty J. (Stubbs) Goodwin of Sebring.

Earl was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond and Donald Goodwin.

Memorial services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m., at Copeland Oaks, 800 S. 15th St., Sebring. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is handling the arrangements for the Goodwin family.

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