West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

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Graveside services for Imogene Anabell Goss, 84, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 5, 2013, at Horton Cemetery, with Pastor Elliott Anderson officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late Shelt and Katie Collins, on September 22, 1929 in Siloam Springs, Missouri and died December 3, 2013 at her home in West Plains.

She was united in marriage July 14, 1951 in Salem, Arkansas to Aut Goss, who preceded her in death February 7, 1994.

She is survived by her children, Kathy (Fred) Little, Marcella (Michael) Mickey, and Larry Goss; three sisters, Lavern Hightower, Lillian Sheperd, and Bernice Daugherty; one brother, Bill (Darlene) Collins; three grandchildren, Juston Mickey, Rhonda (Chad) Graves and daughter, McKenzie, Jason (Kristi) Mickey and children, Channing, Austyn, and Kanyen, and several step grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one sister, Norma Collins and one brother, Cleo Collins; three step children, Floyd Goss, William Goss, and Carolyn Hood.

She was a homemaker, spending her life as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

Public viewing will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.

Burial will be in Horton Cemetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.



  1. Mary Uchtman
    December 4, 2013 @ 5:42 pm

    I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Imogene . She was a nice lady. We will be praying for the family.

  2. Ruby Cruse
    December 4, 2013 @ 8:30 pm

    Grandma Imogene will be greatly missed♥She was a quiet but loveable person♥I admired her because♥She said more with her smile than a person could with vocabulary♥I will miss our visits grandma♥Love You Always♥♥♥