Tonia Mae Gottiaux

Tonia Mae 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.

She is 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

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

Funeral Service:

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2024 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort.  Please visit, where you may leave a condolence.