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Martha  Lou Sacks  Goss
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Obituary for Martha Lou Sacks Goss

Martha Lou Sacks Goss, 85, Mooresville, passed away peacefully, after a brief illness September 8, 2017. Martha was born December 28, 1931, in Paragon, to the late Thomas and Iva (Brummett) Sacks.

She graduated from Paragon High School and married the late Urban Lee “Junior” Goss on December 23, 1953. Junior preceded her in death on October 2, 2015. A hard working person, Martha was the first female rate clerk in the State of Indiana. She was employed for 27 years for Commercial Motor Freight and retired from Consolidated Trucking in 1996. She was then employed at the Paragon Post Office for ten years.
Martha was a member of the Paragon Lions Club, the Paragon First Baptist Church, where she also served as treasurer, and member of Eternal Life Baptist Church. She and Junior were honored as Grand Marshalls of the Paragon Homecoming several years ago. Following retirement, they were able to enjoy a few years of travel in their motorhome. Martha never knew a stranger. She was a Christ-like angel who always put her family first.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Stuart Lee Goss; siblings, Thomas, Daniel, Kathleen, and Dorothy

Survivors include her children, Vaughn H. (Jenny) Goss, Rhonda Goss Huber; ten grandchildren; seven great grandchildren.

Friends and family will gather to celebrate the life of Martha Lou Sacks Goss on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 4 to 8 p.m., in the chapel at Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory. The funeral service will begin at 1 p.m., Wednesday, September 13, 2017, in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Mannan Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Morgan County Humane Society or to the Paragon Lions Club Food Pantry. Visit to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service

39 East High Street
Mooresville, IN 46158





1:00 PM
Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service

39 East High Street
Mooresville, IN 46158

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Mannan Cemetery

State Road 142 Lewisville, IN


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