John A. Koons
John Koons - Florida
John A. Koons, 73, Fort Meyers, Fla., and a former resident of Mt.
Vernon, died at 12:35 p.m. June 25, 1986, at his home.
Mr. Koons was born October 18, 1912, in Mt. Vernon, the son of
John A. and Delia J. (Williams) Koons, Sr. On Nov. 1, 1940, in Washington, D.C.
he married Lucille Hempen, who survives.
Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home
with the Rev. David Crook officiating. Burial of ashes will take place at a
later date in Oakwood cemetery.
In addition to his wife, survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Bob
(Barbara) Davenport and Mrs. Joan Lowther both of Mt. Vernon; six grandchildren,
David Davenport and Joan Tate both of Mt. Vernon, Nancy Hensey of Memphis,
Tenn., Paul Lowther and Tony Lowther, both of Centralia and Barbara Lowther of
Phoenix, Ariz.; and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Koons was owner and operator of John A. Koons Locksmith Co. He
served in the Army during World War II and was a member of the Mt. Vernon Lodge
No. 31 AF and AM. He was also a member of the Mt. Vernon Moose Lodge and of the
Fort Meyers, Fla., Country Club. Mr. Koons was a Methodist.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two half brothers, Leo
Koons and Fred Williams.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice Program at Good Samaritan
Hospital and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Mt. Vernon Register
June 27, 1986
Submitted by Mary Jane Ohms