Lon L. Goessman
LON GOESSMAN DIED SUDDENLY
Lon L. GOESSMAN, highly respected farmer residing on the Jefferson-Franklin County
line died suddenly at home at 4:30 last friday afternoon while doing his chores.
He was 68 years old and had been under treatment fo a heart ailment
He was born in Franklin co March 20, 1880 the son of Douglas and Mary BROWN GOESSMAN
He is survived by his wife the former Jennie TAYLOR and two sons; Gale of Los Angeles,
California and William of Chicago and one daughter, Mrs. Hazel HICKS of Mt. Vernon,
seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren, one sister Mrs. Vella PORTER of Sesser.
Mr GOESSMAN formerly was employed as a miner but later years followed the farming occupation
Funeral services were held at Rescue Free Will Baptist church near Whittington conducted by
Rev. Riley BURTON and burial in Kirk Cemetery at Ina
Source: The Ina Observer
Date: June 1, 1956