BUCKHANNON — Joyce Ann “Joy” Goss, 71, of Buckhannon, passed away peacefully at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital with her devoted husband by her side on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. She was born Nov. 14, 1941 in Rowan County, Ky., a daughter of the late David Burke and Ruth Cox Alderman. On April 21, 1963 she married John Goss who survives. Also surviving are one son, John Paul Goss II and wife Sam of Hodgesville; one daughter, Jill Goss of Buckhannon; one grandson, Chad Goss of Morgantown; five granddaughters, Johnelle, Jordyn, Jesika and Jonaye Goss all of Hodgesville and Shelby Starnes of Buckhannon; three stepgrandchildren, Erika, Jay and Lyndsey Trail and four stepgreat-grandchildren; two brothers, John Alderman of Covington, Ga. and Ashley Alderman of Flemingsburg, Ky. and one sister, Myrna Carpenter of Conyers, Ga.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son, Jeffrey Lynn Goss; one step grandson, Kevin Starnes and two sisters, Ramona Semones and Kaye Frye. “Joy” was the owner of Joyce Ann’s Beauty Shop and Smaller Measure’s. She was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church. Friends will be received Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 from 5-9 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Wease L. Day officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethany Baptist Cemetery at Hall. In lieu of flower contributions may be made to the Bethany Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.