Lake Charles American Press, Monday, November 11, 1963, p. 2:
Funeral services were held here at 10 a.m. today for Mrs. Katherine Barbara Goos Koonce, 72, of Moss Bluff, who died in a local hospital at 2:45 a.m. Sunday.
Services were held from the First Baptist church in Moss Bluff with Rev. L. J. Skiles, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Goos cemetery under direction of Hixson funeral home.
Mrs. Koonce is survived by her husband, Albert Koonce of Moss Bluff; two sons, Leo Koonce of Iowa, and Leon Koonce of Moss Bluff; a daughter, Mrs. Raymond Lee of Moss Bluff; two brothers, Walter J. Goos of Lake Charles, and Leon Goos of Moss Bluff; two sisters, Mrs. Willie Conrad of West Lake and Mrs. Elder Koonce of Moss Bluff; and eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.