Eva Kelley


Born: February 26, 1913 in Moeling, Louisiana
Died: July 6, 1982 in Iowa, Louisiana
Buried: July 8, 1982 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 9)
Father: Wesley Munson Kelley
Mother: C. M. Malone
Husband: Leo Koonce
Children: Betty Sue Koonce
Lois Gail Koonce
Connard Leo Koonce

Eva Kelley's sister, Edna Kelley, married Leo Koonce's uncle, Leno Fred Goos, and Eva Kelley's sister, Elsie Kelley, married Leo Koonce's uncle, Albert Bel Goos, Sr.

Lake Charles American Press, Thursday, July 8, 1982, p. 2:


        IOWA Funeral services for Mrs. Leo (Eva) Koonce, 69, will be at 10:30 a.m. today, July 8, in Hixson Funeral Home Chapel.
        The Rev. Robert Hudson will officiate. Burial will be in Goos Cemetery in Lake Charles.
        Mrs. Koonce died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Many.
        A native of Moline, she had lived in the Iowa area 40 years. She retired from the Calcasieu Parish Library in Iowa after 31 years of service.
        Survivors include one son, Connard Koonce, of Keithville; one daughter, Betty Bush of Humble, Texas; two sisters, Edna Goos and Elsie Goos, both of Moss Bluff; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.