Margaret Goza

Thursday, October 6, 2011

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lois Margaret Goza, 87, of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Sikeston Convalescent Center.

She was born Nov. 7, 1923, in Marks, Miss., to the late John Scott and Mayne Juanita Lay Pratt.

Living in both Scott and Stoddard counties, she was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Sikeston.

She was married to Hutson L. Goza Sr. 41 years. He preceded her in death Jan. 31, 2011.

Also preceding her in death was a daughter, Gail King; a brother, Marvin Pratt; and a granddaughter.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Hutson Lee Jr. and Marci Goza of Pineville, La.; three daughters and a son-in-law, Carol McDonough of Dexter, Mo., Linda and Ron Underwood of Sikeston, Cathy Christian of Dexter; a brother, John Pratt of Springfield, Mo.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.

The funeral will follow in the Nunnelee Chapel at noon, with the Rev. Hutson L. Goza Jr. of Pineville officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.

Pallbearers will be Tim King, Andy King, Dylan King, John Pratt, Ron Underwood and Greg Ashley.

Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to Alzheimer's Association, 9370 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132-3253.

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