Harriet E <I>Ray</I> Moye

Harriet E Ray Moye

Robeson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 13 Mar 1920 (aged 70)
Sale City, Mitchell County, Georgia, USA
Burial Sale City, Mitchell County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 28729634 · View Source
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Her parents were Angus Wilkinson Ray & Jennett (Currie)Ray. She married Jackson J. "Jack" Moye ( his name was John Jackson Moye he went by Jack or JJ )at Colquitt Co., Ga. It was her second marriage because she is listed as being married to John B. Roggers (Rodgers) on Nov. 30, 1881.
Harriet and Jack Moye didn't have any children but he had 4 by a previos marriage three sons Carnell J. Moye B: Feb. 1885; Arthur Moye B:July 1889 & Lloyd Little Moye B:June 1891.& a daughter Lloyd is buried in Woodlawn at Gotha,Orange Co., Florida. I found out she was their stepmother. Her obit is :

This obit was sent to me by Cindy Folsom who has been reseaching the Moye name.I have the date of March 16, 1920

Sale City Lady Killed by Fall

Friends throughout the county were sadly shocked by the news of the tragic death of Mrs. J. J. Moye at her home near Sale City Sunday evening. Mrs. Moye had been in wretched health for years and was unable to get about the house by herself. She had an invalid's chair and was wheeled about the house wherever she wanted to go.

On Sunday evening Mrs. Moye complained of feeling the closeness of the atmosphere and wanted to get out where she could feel the fresh air. Mr. Moye wheeled her out on the back porch and as she seemed comfortable and alright, he went off a short distance for a walk. On the return home, Mr. Moye found his wife's lifeless body laying on the ground a short distance from the porch. The body showing that she had been extinct for some time before he reached there. A light railing running from post to post on the porchwas broken and the chair in which Mrs. Moye sat, was found beside her body. A barrel of rain water was standing within reach of the porch and it is thought that Mrs. Moye pushed her chair to the edge of the porch and in reaching out to get water from the barrel, the chair was precipitated over the edge, death resulting from the heavy fall. There were cuts and bruises about Mrs. Moye's head and face probably caught by coming in contact with the rain barrel, and the barrel was found overturned.

Funeral services were held at the Akridge cemetery Monday afternoon. The deceased is survived by her husband and four stepchildren, Messrs. P.L., Little, and Carnell and Mrs. Frank Perdue. Mrs. Moye was a sister of Mr. B. F. Ray, of Pebble City, and leaves two sisters, Miss Ray, living with her brother at Pebble City and Mrs. Rivers, of Hartsfield. Mrs. Moye was beloved by a large number of friends and relatives, who are indeed grieved at her sad death.

The enterprise joins their many friends in extending condolence to the bereaved family and loved ones.

Cindy also sent this article found in the Moultie paper.

Mrs. J.J. Maye(sic); Wife of Sale City farmer Found Dead on Porch.

Camilla, Ga. March 17,.....Mrs. J. J. Moye, wife of a prominent farmer near Sale City, was found dead at her home yesterday morning.

She had been in poor health for a number of years. Her husband says she was up several times during the night and about daylight he discovered her lifeless body on the ground near the back porch where she had lain dead apparently for an hour or two. There was a barrel full of rain water within reach of the back porch, and it is thought that Mrs. Moye , in reaching for some water from the barrel lost her balance and was killed in the fall to the ground. There were bruises on her face and chest that were in all probability caused by the rim of the barrel, as the barrel was turned over by her fall.

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  • Created by: Thelma Dickinson Moye
  • Added: 2 Aug 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 28729634
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harriet E Ray Moye (18 Oct 1849–13 Mar 1920), Find a Grave Memorial no. 28729634, citing Akridge Cemetery, Sale City, Mitchell County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Thelma Dickinson Moye (contributor 47033751) .