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Kelly Goza

Friday, June 20, 2003

SIKESTON - Kelly Goza, 86, died June 19, 2003, at his home.

Born Dec. 13, 1916, in rural Stoddard County to the late Albert Clarence and Amanda Jane Davis Goza, he was co-owner of Goza-Harper Motor Co. in Sikeston for many year. A World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force, he flew B-24 bombers in the South Pacific.

He was married to the former Iona Lett, who preceded him in death on June 28, 1995.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include one brother, Hutson Goza of Sikeston.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. Saturday until time for services at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Tom Geers, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery at a later date.