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Helen (Gostowski) Poole

December 29, 1928 ~ December 29, 2022 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Obituary

Helen Poole, 94, of Benton passed away on Thursday morning, December 29, 2022 at her home.
She was born in Benton, IL on December 29, 1928 the daughter of Ray & Bessie (Elam) Gostowski.
She married Ray Poole on February 1, 1947 and he preceded her in death on February 4, 2004.
Helen was a member of Forest Baptist Church. She was an avid Elvis fan and she enjoyed bowling. Her family was her world.
Mrs. Poole is survived by her:
4 Children:
Carolyn Riffel & husband Roy of Royalton
Larry Poole & wife Gail of Benton
Gayla Woodcock & husband Brad of Wayne City
Steve Poole & wife Kim of Gainesville, FL
Several Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren & Great-Great-Grandchildren
Mrs. Poole was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, 1-Daughter: Linda Vinyard, 5 Sisters & 1 Brother.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, January 2nd at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton with Pastor Robbey Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton. Visitation will be after 11:00 A.M. on Monday at the funeral home.
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Services

Visitation
Monday
January 2, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Funeral Service
Monday
January 2, 2023

1:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Final Resting Place

Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery
12740 Oddfellow Lane
Benton, IL 62812

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