GOSHEN — Avon J. Yoder Good, 74, died Friday evening, April 11, at Greencroft Healthcare. She had been in declining health.
She was born May 3, 1939, in Grantsville, Md., to Alva and Ruth (Eash) Yoder.
She married Paul E. Good on June 13, 1964, in Springs, Pa. He died in 1974.
Survivors include a daughter, Carol J. (Phil) Good-Elliott of Goshen; a son, Michael P. (Carol) Eby-Good of Lancaster, Pa.; four grandchildren, Benjamin, Alta, Paul and Aaron; and three brothers, Bradley Yoder of North Manchester, Wayne (Roveen) Yoder of Ridgeley, W.Va., and Keith (Esta) Yoder of Winchester, Va.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
A 15-year resident of Greencroft, Avon moved to Goshen in 1998, coming from Lima, Ohio, where she taught medical terminology at the University of Northwestern Ohio. She was also a self-employed seamstress. She loved sewing, birding and spending time with family and friends.
She graduated from Goshen College with a nursing degree in 1961 and was a member of College Mennonite Church in Goshen and Salem Mennonite Church in Elida, Ohio.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 14, at The Meetinghouse at Greencroft, Goshen, and 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, at College Mennonite Church. An 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, funeral service will be at the church. Pastors Pamela Yoder and Willie Kanagy will officiate.
Cremation will follow the service.
Yoder-Culp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.