Rev. Judy F. Moore


The Rev. Judy Fannie Moore, 80, of 310 Worley Road, Beckley, departed her sweet life into immortality on Thursday, June 10, 1999, at a Beckley hospital. Born June 24, 1918, in Mt. Airy, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Lou Joyce Moore. Rev. Moore professed Christ at the age of 9, and was called into the ministry of God at the age of 20. She was presently the Assistant Pastor at the St. Luke Church of God, Apostolic in Beckley and a Pastor of 10 years at the St. John Church of God, Apostolic in Slab Fork. She was a domestic engineer, giving unconditionally to her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Vernon Moore on March 6, 1990; a son, Vernon Eugene Moore II; three sisters, Carrie Benzo, Lou Ellen Flippen, Rosie Johnson; five brothers, the Rev. Willie Moore, Elder John H. Moore, James W. Moore, the Rev. LoRanzy Moore, and Cobe Taylor. Survivors include seven daughters, Lori Alice (Ray) Larkins of Detroit, Mich., Delpha Demona Mitchell of Mount Clemens, Mich., Julia Fannie Swann and Geraldine (Hazel) Sowell of Jamaica, N.Y., Mary Jane Alexander of Beckley, Gwendolyn Ophelia (William) Brooks of Moreno Valley, Calif., and Queen Ester (Donald) Thompson of Beckley; three sons, Clarence (Lillie) Moore of Beckley, Johnnie (Mary) Moore of Paterson, N.J., and James (Rose Mary) Moore of Victorsville, Calif.; two brothers, George Moore of Columbus, Ohio, and Charlie Moore of Beckley; two sisters, Sally Copney and Josie Henry, both of Beckley; three grandchildren she raised, Veronica Vaugh (David) of Sterling, Va., Calvin Swann (Angie) and Constance Watterson (Clinton) of Beckley. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Matthew AME Church, 103 Mills Ave., Beckley, with the Rev. Abner Wright and Bishop Earnest Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may call 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Arrangements by Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

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