JEFFERSON COUNTY IL
Mt. Vernon Register News - September 6, 1994
Bob Ed Moss
Bob Ed Moss, 77, life-long resident of Mt. Vernon, died
1:48 p.m. September 3, 1994, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center.
Mr. Moss was president of the Hometown Furniture Store in Mt.
Vernon from 1945 to 1960 and later was a manufacturing representative for
several major furniture companies until his retirement.
He was born September 24, 1916, in Mt. Vernon, a son of Eddie B.
and Anna Leota (Koons) Moss. He first married Nina Virginia Pittman on October
14, 1934, in Mt. Vernon, and she died September 1, 1978. He later married
Laverne Craggs on April 12, 1980, at Harrisburg, and she died on October 14,
Services were held 11 a.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home with the
Rev. Robert F. Freytag officiating. Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery.
Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday evening at the Hughey
Mr. Moss is survived by three daughters, Jean Ellen Koike and
husband Hideo of Silver Spring, Md., Mary Jane Ohms and husband Edward of
Washington, Il., and June Ann Adams and husband Larry of Desloge, Mo.; and three
grandchildren, Michelle Stapleton, Angie Ohms, and Keith Adams.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. He was a
lifetime member of the Mt. Vernon Elks Lodge 819 and a member of the Southern
Illinois Senior Golf Association.
Mr. Moss was preceded in death by his parents and both of his
Submitted by Mary Jane Ohms
June 5, 2001
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