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Funeral arrangements set for victims of tragic Goodfield fire

GOODFIELD, Ill. (WEEK) — Funeral services are set for the family of five who died in a trailer fire in Woodford County last weekend.

Kathryn Murray, 69; Jason Wall; 34; Rose Alwood, 2; Daemeon Wall, 2; and Ariel Wall, 1 were pronounced dead at the scene of the trailer fire late Saturday night at the Timberline Trailer Court, just outside Goodfield. The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Katrina Alwood and her son escaped the fire. They were treated and released from OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Murray was a homemaker who previously worked for Foster and Gallagher. She enjoyed drawing, sewing, cooking and spending time with family, according to her obituary.

Jason Wall was an Army veteran who served several tours of duty in Korea, Afghanistan and Iraq. He was a truck driver for G&D.

Rose Alwood, the cousin of Dameon and Ariel, loved watching football, fixing things and sitting on her grandpa’s lap, her obituary said. She also loved the outdoors, particularly the Oriental Cherry Blossom Tree.

Daemeon Wall loved the Mickey Mouse Club House and the Happy Feet Dance. He was very protective of his sister, according to his obituary.

Ariel Wall loved to growl and make the “Chewbacca” sound at her daddy, her obituary said.







A celebration of life for all five victims will be held at the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Goodfield at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17. Visitation will run for 4-6 p.m. the same day at the fellowship hall.

Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home, Argo-Ruestman-Harris in Eureka, to help pay for funeral expenses.


25 News Staff

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