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Frances Sarah <I>Simonton</I> Moore

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Frances Sarah Simonton Moore

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27 Nov 2012 (aged 91)
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Brighton, Tipton County, Tennessee, USA Add to Map
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Frances S. Moore of Brighton, TN was born April 21, 1921 and she was ushered into the arms of Jesus November 27, 2012 .

Frances was the daughter of Will and Annie Lee Simonton.

She is preceeded in death by her parents, her husband Dick Moore, brothers; Robert, Milton, Houston, Carl, and Billy.Sisters; Grace, Margaret, Lois, and Mary.

Frances graduated from Brighton High School then Memphis State University, and enjoyed a long career as a teacher of buisness subjects at her alma mater where she was well-loved.

Former students often expressed their appreciation for her teaching them typing and for the lessons they learned by watching the way she lived out her faith. She was a faithful follower of Jesus Christ and an active member of Brighton Baptist Church. She served there as Training Union Director; and for several years one of her greatest joys was working with children, preparing them for Bible Drill.

She was so excited about young people learning the Word of God that was so central to her life. Frances remained dedicated to Brighton High School as well. She displayed the beloved cardinal throughout her home; and when the old building fell into disrepair, she was passionate about preserving the school and using it as a community center. She and many others spent hours cleaning and utilizing specific areas for the good of the community. She also served her community through Meals on Wheels. She enjoyed delivering meals with an extra helping of God's love as well as organizing others to do the same. In addition, she really liked basketball and was a big Memphis Grizzlies fan.

Until their reunion in heaven she leaves her daughter: Patricia Moore (Anthony) Smith of Brighton. Son; Paul (Linda) Moore of Hornersville, MO. Daughter; Cathy Moore (George) Poteet of Collierville; grandchildren: Kelley Adcox, Patrick and Leanna Smith, Davie, Jonathan, and Cannon Moore. Laura Lee Ellis. Stephanie McOlgan. Bethina Casseus; great-grandchildren: Matthew and Sara Smith. Allison and Joseph Adcox. Joshua Moore. Liam and Grace Ellis. Georgia Grace and Graham McOlgan.

Internment will be in Morrison Cemetery in Brighton.

Frances Moore was a devoted follower of Christ who loved her God, family, community, and country very much. She will be missed.

Memorials may be made to the Hornersville Baptist Church, where her son is pastor, P.O. Bx 185, Hornersville, TN. 63855 or to the Brighton Baptist Church, 168 E. Woodlawn Ave.,

Brighton, TN. 38011. Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home (901)476-9778 www.maleyyarbrough.com

Published in The Commercial Appeal on November 28, 2012
Frances S. Moore of Brighton, TN was born April 21, 1921 and she was ushered into the arms of Jesus November 27, 2012 .

Frances was the daughter of Will and Annie Lee Simonton.

She is preceeded in death by her parents, her husband Dick Moore, brothers; Robert, Milton, Houston, Carl, and Billy.Sisters; Grace, Margaret, Lois, and Mary.

Frances graduated from Brighton High School then Memphis State University, and enjoyed a long career as a teacher of buisness subjects at her alma mater where she was well-loved.

Former students often expressed their appreciation for her teaching them typing and for the lessons they learned by watching the way she lived out her faith. She was a faithful follower of Jesus Christ and an active member of Brighton Baptist Church. She served there as Training Union Director; and for several years one of her greatest joys was working with children, preparing them for Bible Drill.

She was so excited about young people learning the Word of God that was so central to her life. Frances remained dedicated to Brighton High School as well. She displayed the beloved cardinal throughout her home; and when the old building fell into disrepair, she was passionate about preserving the school and using it as a community center. She and many others spent hours cleaning and utilizing specific areas for the good of the community. She also served her community through Meals on Wheels. She enjoyed delivering meals with an extra helping of God's love as well as organizing others to do the same. In addition, she really liked basketball and was a big Memphis Grizzlies fan.

Until their reunion in heaven she leaves her daughter: Patricia Moore (Anthony) Smith of Brighton. Son; Paul (Linda) Moore of Hornersville, MO. Daughter; Cathy Moore (George) Poteet of Collierville; grandchildren: Kelley Adcox, Patrick and Leanna Smith, Davie, Jonathan, and Cannon Moore. Laura Lee Ellis. Stephanie McOlgan. Bethina Casseus; great-grandchildren: Matthew and Sara Smith. Allison and Joseph Adcox. Joshua Moore. Liam and Grace Ellis. Georgia Grace and Graham McOlgan.

Internment will be in Morrison Cemetery in Brighton.

Frances Moore was a devoted follower of Christ who loved her God, family, community, and country very much. She will be missed.

Memorials may be made to the Hornersville Baptist Church, where her son is pastor, P.O. Bx 185, Hornersville, TN. 63855 or to the Brighton Baptist Church, 168 E. Woodlawn Ave.,

Brighton, TN. 38011. Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home (901)476-9778 www.maleyyarbrough.com

Published in The Commercial Appeal on November 28, 2012


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