84 year old Joe Dean Johnson Moore of Smithville, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 31, 2014.
Mrs. Moore was born in Smithville, Tennessee and was a lifetime resident of DeKalb County. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Opha Redmon Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her husband Joe Allen Moore, a brother, Willie Johnson and a sister Doris Adams.
Mrs. Moore was a member of the Brethren in Christ Church. She loved cross stitch, sewing, quilting, fishing and traveling.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m., at DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville, Tennessee. Brother Don Frensley will officiate. The burial will follow in the Whorton Springs Cemetery.
Mrs. Moore is survived by her five loving children, Wanda (Buddy) Wiggs, Robert (Helen) Moore, Ellen (Bucky) Southard, Brenda (E.J.) Bain, Tammy (Mike Owen) Moore. Her beloved grandchildren are Shannon (Ashley) Lepley, Brian Southard, Clayton Moore, Brandon (Shayna) Taylor, Bradley Taylor and granddaughter Makayla Bain. In the last few years, her great grandchildren were the light of her life. She adored them and they adored her. Her great grandchildren are Caleb, Caley and Madison Taylor, Cameron and Ashton Lepley, Preston and Hunter Moore, Skyler (Little William) and Christopher Southard and Braxton Taylor. Step great grandchildren Ryan Lincoln, Kobe Curtis and Maegan Madden. Her brother Jewel (Helen) Johnson, half-brother Willie Johnson, half-sisters Hattie Dickens, Betty Bell, Ann Bickford. Her special helper Kari Taylor.
Her family was blessed and raised by a Godly mother. She was such a loving and caring person to her family and everyone she met. We will miss her dearly.
We would like to thank everyone for their help in caring for our Mama. Especially our sister Ellen. She stayed with Mama day and night for over two years.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.