FULTON, NY – Anna L. Goss, 96, formerly of Fulton and more recently of Brandon, Miss., passed away peacefully at Merit Health, Miss., on Wednesday January 3, 2018.
She was born in Baldwyn, Miss., to the late James and Louise (Taylor) Lindley.
Mrs. Goss was a resident of Fulton for 60+ years before moving back to Mississippi a few years ago.
Mrs. Goss received an Associate Degree from East Mississippi Junior College.
During World War II, she worked as a government secretary on a military post.
Mrs. Goss was a communicant and secretary under Father Champlain at Holy Family Church, Fulton.
She was also a volunteer with the board of elections.
Mrs. Goss was predeceased by her husband, Gordon Goss, in 2001; their son, Richard Goss, in 1957; daughter-in-law, Valerie Goss; brothers, Thomas “Taylor” Lindley and James “Son” Lindley.
She is survived by her children: Gordon Goss Jr. of Mississippi, James (Marilyn) Goss of Oswego, Patrick (Marcia) Goss of Florida and Mary Elizabeth (Geoffrey) Kanner of Connecticut; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., with Rev. Guy Baccaro.
Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.
Calling hours will be 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association National Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, Ill. 60601