Linda F. (Heilman) Goodman


6/22/1953 - 12/21/2017

PEKIN ~ Linda Faye Goodman, 64, of Pekin, passed away at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Autumn Accolade in rural Green Valley.

Born June 22, 1953 in Bridgetown, Barbados to Clarence Frederick and Faye Ideline (Schappaugh) Heilman, she married Darrell D. Goodman on September 7, 1973 in Pekin.  He survives.

Also surviving are one son, Brian C. Goodman of Morton; one daughter, Kimberly L. (Kevin) Weaver of Pekin; three grandchildren, Ronan Weaver, Kiera Weaver and Nolan Weaver; one sister, Judy (Jim Robinson) Malone of Estero, Florida and one brother, Dennis (Cindy) Heilman of Pekin.  She also leaves her mother-in-law, E. Arlene Goodman of Pekin.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Linda graduated from Barnes Hospital School of Nursing in 1973 and later earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of St. Francis in Joliet in 2002.  She was a dedicated nurse and enjoyed her work immensely.  Linda began her nursing career at Pekin Hospital.  She also worked as a nurse at Methodist Medical Center in the Medical Intensive Care Unit for 17 ½ years and for Methodist Home Care for 3 years.  She last worked for Dr. Bernard Taylor.

Linda was a member of First Baptist Church in Pekin.  She enjoyed travel and dearly loved her grandchildren.