JEFFERSON COUNTY IL
Mark Hanna Moss (1896-1965)
Obituary - Mt. Vernon Register News - April 1, 1965
Mark H. Moss Former Resident Dies in Texas
Mark H. Moss, a former resident of Mt. Vernon, died in Texas
Monday at the age of 68. He was a brother of Ed B. Moss.
Mr. Moss died in a San Antonio hospital. His funeral and burial
services were held yesterday.
He had been in ill health for some time.
Mr. Moss was born October 19, 1896, in Jefferson county, the son
of W.D. (Doug) and Mary Ellen Moss. He was educated in Mt. Vernon public schools
and left here in 1916 for Oklahoma City, where he joined his brother, Tony I.
Moss, owner and operator of the Moco Laboratories. They manufactured Monkey Grip
He married Opal May Davenport of Oklahoma City in 1924 and they
celebrated their 40th anniversary in Mt. Vernon last year. They have made their
home in San Antonio for a number of years.
He was a member of the Episcopal church and the Masonic lodge of
He is survived by his wife, one sister, Mrs. Mamie Moss Culli of
Taft, Texas, and one brother, Ed B. Moss of Mt. Vernon.
Preceding him in death were his parents, and three brothers, Tony,
Moody, and Walter.
Submitted by Mary Jane Ohms
June 5, 2001
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