Goldie Blanch Boss-Lamb, 100, of Tucson, Ariz. formerly of Quincy, died Sunday morning (Jan. 26, 2014) in Tucson. She was born on Feb. 27, 1913, in LaPlata, Mo., Goldie was a daughter of Sylvester and Katie Lee Bruce. Goldie was proud of her family heritage as she was related to Gen. Robert E. Lee. Goldie married Clyde "Jumbo" Boss on April 4, 1937, in Quincy. He died Oct. 3, 1961. She had one child, Joanna Mae Boss-Myers, who married Frank Earl Myers of Quincy. She married Charles Lamb in 1963 in Tucson. He died Dec. 17, 1999. Goldie was a former member of the South Side Boat Club in Quincy. She enjoyed bowling and was a member of various bowling leagues. Goldie was employed as a buyer for State Street Store in Quincy where she worked until she was 72 years old. Survivors include four grandchildren, Teresa Lee Myers of Austin, Texas, Douglas Scott Myers (Lisa) of Tucson, Trude Lynn Cables (Andy) of Canyon Lake, Texas, and Donald Clyde Myers (Ester) of Placentia, Calif.; and seven great-grandchildren, Eric Pendley, Justin Cables, Leah Cables, Amanda Myers, Ariel Myers, Jonathon Donald Myers and Athena Myers. Goldie was preceded in death by her parents; her eight siblings; her two husbands; her only daughter, Joanna Boss-Myers; and a grandson, Eric Bruce Myers. Goldie will be buried in Quincy where she spent many happy years. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Saturday in Greenmount Cemetery, with Pastor Steve Disseler conducting. VISITATION: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home, Quincy. MEMORIALS: To the
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, 2014