Lois Charlene Cross Goza, the daughter of the late Charley and Sarah Wilson Carl, was born in Poplar Bluff on March 4, 1936, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Wednesday, June 22, 2005, at the age of 69.
Mrs. Goza had lived in Dexter since 1977 and was a member of Faith Fellowship Full Gospel Church in Dexter.
On Oct. 7, 1951, she was married to Quenten Cross at Piggott, Ark., and he preceded her in death on Dec. 15, 1979.
Surviving are one son, John Cross of Puxico; four daughters, Bonnie Cross and Ester Rogers, both of Dexter, Delores Long of Perks, Ill., Laura Barnes of Goreville, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two half-brothers, Billy Thurston and Robert Thurson, both of Poplar Bluff; two sisters, Virginia Gray of Poplar Bluff and Vivian Crosby of Grandin.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Doris Adams; and four brothers, Charles, Vernon, Marvin and Marion Carl.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2005, at Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 24, 2005, in the Faith Fellowship Full Gospel Church on One Mile Road in Dexter with the Rev. Karen Oldham of Dexter and the Rev. Eddie Spain of Fredericktown officiating.
Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.