John Alma Gould
1925 - 2021
BORN
1925
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue
Gary, IN
Mrs. John Alma Gould, age 95 of Gary Indiana passed away on Saturday January 2, 2021 after a stroke. She was born on March 20, 1925 to John Peterson and Sarah Henry Peterson in Fairfield Alabama. She left Alabama and came to Gary, Indiana in 1945 and then met and married Willie L. Gould Sr. She attended cosmetology school under Mr. Eddie. She worked for the School City of Gary as a janitress for 24 years. She also was known for her penny candy store in Marshalltown where she lived 58 years. She loved to take pictures, travel and loved flowers in and outside of her home. She was a faithful, active member of First A.M.E. Church in Gary, Indiana for over 50 years. Preceded in death by her husband Willie L. Gould Sr. and brothers, Charles O. Ross, Hollis L. Ross and Eddie Morris Peterson. She leaves to cherish her memory her children: Barbara Peterson, Brenda Winters, Bonita Gould, Bernadette Jones, Willie Gould Jr., Hollis (Arleen) Gould, John Jeffrey (Carolyn) Gould, and Alfred Gould, special friend, David Carter, 18 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Visitation Friday January 8, 2021 from 9:00 a.m.-11:00a.m. with funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. all services at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 West 11th Avenue. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park. Due to COVID-19 mask and social distancing is required.


Published by Post-Tribune on Jan. 6, 2021.
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To Brenda Gould Winters, and the entire family of Mrs. Alma Peterson Gould,

Please accept my condolences on this sorrowful occasion, as you mourn your mother's passing. May her soul, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

I attended Gary's Bethune Elementary School, from 1957 - 1962; and I was one of your 6th grade classmates, in Mrs. Jessie Rose's class in 1962. I also frequented your mother's penny Candy Store, in Marshalltown, when I lived in Marshalltown Terrace.

Peace and blessings to you and all of your family.
Anthony G. (Tony) Dunn
Classmate
January 12, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Maryl Joyner
Friend
January 8, 2021
My condolences to Alfred Gould and family
Anita Mathis
Friend
January 8, 2021
To Hollis and family
In loving memory of a wonderful person. God bless you and your family. Our prayers are with you during your time of sorrow.
Eugene and Ray Murray Cousins
January 5, 2021
Barbara, Brenda, Bonita,Bernadette and other cousins, Johnnie Alma and I worked together for years at Bethune. I will remember with joy what happy times we shared. Our special memories help us cope. As
you celebrate a life well lived, my prayers and love are with you all.
Barbara Brooks
Family
January 5, 2021
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