Tonia Mae Gottiaux

June 11, 2024

Tonia Mae (Williams)  Gottiaux, 71, of Frankfort, died June 11, 2024 at her home.  She was born October 3, 1952 in Tipton County, Ind. to Russell & Alberta (Shuppard) Williams.

Tonia attended Lewis Cass High School and had lived in Kokomo, Bloomington, and Logansport and in 2017 she moved to Frankfort.  She had been a bartender for Ned’s Corner Pub in Kokomo for many years.  She was a member of the Hope United Methodist Church.  Tonia was an artist, loved plants, gardening and The Beatles. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family. She was looking forward to meeting her new great grandson that is due in September.

Visitation and Services

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2024 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort.

Survived by:

Daughter: Leila (Matt) Brooke of rural Frankfort Daughter-in-Law: Shelley Barker of Fort Wayne Sister: Donna Finley of Kentucky Brother: Russell Williams Jr. of Indianapolis Grandchildren: Gregory (Vanesa) Henderson of Fort Wayne Steven (Sophia) Henderson of Marion Madeline Henderson of Kokomo Martin Alexander of Los Angeles, CA Jacquiline Cronartie of Arizona Gavin Barker of Arizona Great-Grandchildren: Aliyah Henderson, Lukas Henderson, Noey Barker, Alonzo Cronartie, and Jade Cronartie. Nieces and Nephews: Joscena Finley of Kentucky, Michael Finley of Florida, Johnny Ousley of Burlington, Troy Ousley of Peru, Dustina Ousley of Kokomo and Jasmine Wood of Indianapolis Bonus Children: Angela Stephens of Kokomo, Ronda (Dodrill) Renner of San Antionio, TX and Cynthia (Lawson) Williams of Kokomo

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Kevin Barker, sister, Sueann Ousley, nephew, Tony Finley and niece, Laricia Finley.


Leave your Condolences

9 Condolences for “Tonia Mae Gottiaux”

  1. Jo Ann Brooks June 12, 2024 at 5:31 pm

    I know there are no words that can ease your pain. Just know that you’re in my thoughts and prayers in this difficult time. God bless to you and your family.

  2. Marcia Dickerson June 13, 2024 at 1:37 am

    Leila, You have my deepest sympathy. I wish I could have known your momma. She must have been a lot of fun.

  3. Marc Goodier June 13, 2024 at 7:43 am

    Rest in peace sweet lady.

  4. Nancy Smith June 13, 2024 at 12:40 pm

    Rest in peace, dear friend. You will be greatly missed by everyone. You were a very talented, unique individual!

  5. Kathy Bouse June 13, 2024 at 1:55 pm

    Leila, Hugh and I are so sorry! Toni was such a joy to be around. I will truly miss her and our conversations. I know she had many talks with Jesus. Rest assured, she is at peace! Praying for you and your family! Much love!

  6. Sarah Bogard June 13, 2024 at 4:31 pm

    Leila and family, So sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and prayers for you all! My thoughts are with you and your family!

  7. Rosemary Shafer June 14, 2024 at 1:19 pm

    I’m at a loss for words. Such a sweet wonderful person. She will be missed. Prayers to all, God Bless! I love you Toni.

  8. Christina Lough June 14, 2024 at 3:50 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Words can not express enough. Just know your family is in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. She’s now a beautiful angel watching down on you!

  9. Vicki Padron June 18, 2024 at 2:12 pm

    Leila and family. I’m so sorry to hear of your moms passing. She was a sweet lady. You are all in my prayers.

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