BLOOMFIELD ---- Alta Ruth Goad, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away at 4:30 a.m. on Dec. 31, 2003, at the Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
Born Aug. 28, 1917, in Newberry, she was the daughter of Edgar P. and Ada Johnson Killian.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Bloomfield Wesleyan Church.
She is survived by two sons and their spouses, Donald and Helen Goad and James E. and Pam Goad, all of Bloomfield; one daughter and her husband, Lois L. and Ronnie Toler of Corydon; seven grandchildren, Jeff Goad, Sandy Goad Usrey, Ron Toler, Jr., Rhonda Ernstberger, Rob Weddle, Jimmy Weddle and Veronica Weddle Simpson; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Cleatus Goad, on Oct. 14, 1991; three brothers, Emil Killian, Phillip Killian and Alston Killian; three sisters, Ennis Jiles, Eathel Carpenter and Eula Coy; and her parents.
Funeral service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Rev. Monte Stetler officiating. Burial will follow in the Prairie Chapel Cemetery at Lyons.
Visitation is today from 3-8 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.