Lattie Lavergne Koss, age 91, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2014 at NorthCrest Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Monday, January 20, 2014 at 11am in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Dr. Fred Hembree officiating. Burial will follow in the Robertson County Memorial Gardens with James Koss, Mark Koss, Paul Koss, John Koss and Robert Keel serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, January 19, 2014 from 4-8pm and again Monday morning from 9am until the hour of service.
Mrs. Koss was born June 7, 1922 in Murray, KY to the late Oscar and Stella Scarborough Venable. She was a homemaker and member of the Springfield First United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents Mrs. Koss is preceded in death by her husband, Peter P. Koss, son, Stanley Koss, brothers, Keith Venable, Mac Venable, Bill Venable and Clough Venable, and her sister, Vivian Palmer. Mrs. Koss is survived by her sons, James (Joyce) Koss of Franklin, TN, Mark (Sandy) Koss of Signal Mountain, TN, Paul Koss of Springfield, John (Angie) Koss of Louisville, KY and Peter Koss of Springfield; daughters, Rosemary Koss of Springfield and Vivian (Robert) Keel of Adams. Mrs. Koss’ family would also like to say a special thanks to Diane Williams for being such a loving care giver.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Peter P. Koss Science Award and may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements.
AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME- 509 WALNUT STREET, SPRINGFIELD, TN (615) 384-1000