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 Wilbur Jerald Moody

Wilbur Jerald Moody

Galena, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Death 9 May 1988 (aged 67)
Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
Burial Galena, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 27762521 · View Source
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Wilbur J. Moody
08 July 1920 ~ 09 May 1988


Wilbur Moody

GALENA, Kan. — Wilbur J. Moody, 67,
2125 Galena Ave., died at 8:25 p.m.
Monday at St. John's Regional Medical
Center, Joplin, Mo., after a sudden

Mr. Moody was born July 8, 1920, in
Galena. He was a lifetime resident of

He retired in 1981 after 29 years as a
machinist at Vickers Inc., Joplin.

He was manager of the Lakeside Trailer
Park, Galena.

He was an Army Air Corps veteran of
World War II.

He was a member of the First Christian
Church, where he served as an elder.

He served several terms on the City

He was a member of the Veterans of
Foreign Wars and the Galena Chamber of

He was on the board of directors of the
local senior citizens organization. He
received the "Citizen of the Year" award
last year from the chamber of commerce.

He married Anna Mae Pigg on Oct.
19, 1945, in Galena. She survives.

Additional survivors include a son,
Richard E. Moody, Joplin; two daughters,
Cherylyn D. Collier, Jefferson
City, Mo., and Beth Ann Lyons,
Baxter Springs; three brothers,
Charles Moody and Clarence Moody,
both of Galena, and Louis Moody,
Norfolk, Neb.; three sisters, Blanche
Haner, Lillian Spence and Mary
Hoskins, all of Galena; and seven

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday
at the First Christian Church. Walter
Howrey and Bob Stottlemeyer, minis-
ters will officiate.

Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

The casket will be closed at the church.

Pallbearers will be John Pigg, Gale
Shaw Sr., Kenny Booe, Edwin Haner,
Gerald Wilkerson and Carlos Watkins.

The family will receive friends from
6 to 7:30 p.m. today at Derfelt Funeral

Joplin Globe,
Wednesday, May 11, 1988. Pg. 4G. 39 of 48.




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  • Maintained by: Margaret Pickett
  • Originally Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27762521
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wilbur Jerald Moody (8 Jul 1920–9 May 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27762521, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Galena, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Margaret Pickett (contributor 47875384) .