Obituary – Goss, Virginia Elizabeth (Sherrard)

Class of 1934

Virginia Sherrard
Virginia Sherrard

Virginia Elizabeth (Sherrard) Goss

August 30, 1914 – June 25, 1995

Virginia Goss, 80, 1318 Elm street, died at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, June 25, 1995, at Perry Memorial hospital.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Brown Funeral home. Rev. Kyle Chamblin, of the First Baptist church, will officiate. Burial will be in Grace Hill cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Lung association.

Mrs. Goss was born on Aug. 30, 1914, in Payne county, the daughter of Ralph and Martha Sherrard. She graduated from Perry high school in 1934 and Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in 1937.

She and Claire Goss were married at Enid on Jan. 2, 1939.

Mrs. Goss worked as a nurse at the Cherokee hospital from 1938-41 and Perry Memorial hospital from 1951-75. She was a member of the First Baptist church.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Goss is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Sam (Jeannie) Ebersole, Perry; one son, David Goss, Perry; two brothers, David Sherrard and Grant Sherrard, both of Perry; three grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, one great-grandchild and two step-great-grandchildren.