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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 
Funeral Home. 

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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