Obits For The Moore Surname
From Tate County, Mississippi

Obit Of 
Ira Jackson Moore

Coldwater, Miss., Feb 24. 1958


Coldwater, Miss., Feb 24. 1958

Ira J Moore, farmer and landowner, died at 6:15 Monday morning at Kennedy Veterans Hospital in Memphis after a long illness. he was 65.

Services will be held at 2 Tuesday afternoon at Antioch church of Christ. William Lynn minister, will officiate. Burial will be in Mt Zion Cemetery at Independence with C O Pate Funeral Home in charge.

Mr. Moore, who was born in Independence, was a lifelong resident of Tate County. He was a veteran of world War I, and was a member of the church of Christ.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Agnes Strickland Moore; a son, Billy R Moore of Coldwater; seven daughters, Mrs. Keith Beeler of Batesville, Ark., Mrs. Charles L Dean and Mrs. Jesse D Dean of Senatobia, Mrs. W C Walker and Mrs. T A Baldwin of Independence, Mrs. B R Jones and Mrs. Albert Embrey, of Memphis; 17 grandchildren.

We wish to thank our many relatives, friends and neighbors who showed so much kindness during the illness and death of our husband and father. your phone calls, cards, flowers and food were deeply appreciated.

We especially want to thank Dr Minor Powell and Bro Wm Lynn.

May God bless each of you.

The Family of Ira J Moore, March 13, 1958

Obit Of
Mary Agnes Strickland Moore

Tate County Democrat
 April , 1979 


Mrs. Mary Agnes "Jo" Moore, age 75 of Route 2, Coldwater died April 6 at South Panola Community Hospital at Batesville. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. from the chapel of C O Pate funeral Home. W B West Jr. officiated with interment in Mt Zion Cemetery, Independence. Survivors include seven daughters, Mrs. Maxine Beeler, Harrison, Ark., Mrs. Elizabeth Dean, Mrs. Katherine Dean, both of Senatobia, Mrs. Margueritte Walker, Independence, Mrs. Frances Jones, Mrs. Syble Embrey, both of Coldwater, Mrs. Allene Baldwin, Memphis; one son, Billy R Moore, Coldwater; 26 grandchildren; 18 great grand children. 

The widow of Ira Jackson Moore, she was a member of Antioch Church of Christ. She was employed by Fred's Dollar Store in Senatobia for many years.

Acting as pallbearers were her grandsons, Steve Beeler, Bobby Beeler, Don Beeler, Calvin Dean, Cas Walker, William Jones, Walter Jones, Mike Embrey, Paul Baldwin and Phillip Baldwin.

Obit Of
Randall Lane Moore

The Press-Scimitar
Date of the Paper is unknown


Randall Moore, 4, of Coldwater, Miss., whose heart was gladdened last month by a gift of big toy lion and a telegram from Elvis Presley, died early today at Baptist Hospital where he had been a patient since Sept 18. Randy was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Moore. Mr. Moore is an employee of Coldwater industries, In. Elvis had seen a story about the boy in The Press-Scimitar telling how much he wished Elvis would call or visit him and responded with the telegram and gift.

C O Pate Funeral Home of Senatobia, Miss., is in charge.

Note: Randall Moore was born January 5, 1958 and died October 30, 1962 and was buried at Greenleaf Cemetery, Tate County, MS.

Obit Of
Jonathan Moore

The Democrat
Oct 26th, 1922 


The death of Mr. Jonathan Moore, at Thyatira, last Saturday caused genuine sorrow on the part of many of our Citizens who had known this splendid man for many years. Mr. Moore has been suffering with cancer of the stomach for some time and though every thing known to medical science was done to relieve him, it was without avail. Mr. Moore was in his seventy-sixth year. He was born in Alabama and came to Tate County about 1865. He is survived by his wife and three sons, Will, Edwin and Joe Moore, and two daughters, Mrs. Will Aiken and Mrs. W R Johnson. The funeral service was conducted by Rev Lee Jackson of Oakland and Rev J P Lowery, of Missouri. There has never lived in Tate County a better or more loved Citizen.

Obit Of
Mrs. Jonathan Moore

Tate County Democrat
Feb 26, 1925

Beloved Woman Claims Reward in Beyond

The remains of MRS. JONATHAN MOORE were brought back from Tupelo on the 20th inst. and interred in the family burying plot at Thyatira on that date. She was visiting her son W. A. MOORE of Tupelo when the hand of the All Wise touched her and she fell asleep.

MRS. MOORE would have been eighty years of age had she lived until Monday of this week. She was a strong Christian character and beloved by hundreds who knew her. She had lived ____?_____ and leaves an indelible impress for good in that community.

Card of Thanks Feb 26, 1925

The entire family join me in expressing thanks and appreciation for the sweet sympathy and consideration shown to us on that sorrowful night of Feb 19th, when our cherished Mother was brought home a corpse. May God bless you all.


Obit Of
Albert Henry Moore

The Democrat
 Dec18, 1969

 East Independence

Our community has been saddened again by the passing of another of our well known residents, Mr. Albert Moore, whose funeral services were held at the Independence Church of Christ Saturday afternoon. Burial was in Mt Zion Cemetery. We extend deepest sympathy to his loved ones.

The Democrat
Dec 18, 1969

 Mr. Moore dies Thursday at Coldwater

Mr. Albert Henry Moore, 62, retired dairy farmer of Coldwater died at his residence Thurs, Dec 11.

Funeral services were at the Independence Church of Christ Sat, Dec 13, at 2 p.m. with Mr. Donald F Rhodes, minister of Independence Church of Christ and Mr Joe Cook VanDyke, minister of Coro Lake Church of Christ officiating. 

Interment was in Mt Zion cemetery with Brantley Funeral Home of Olive Branch in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Moore was a member of the Independence Church of Christ and an elder.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Pearl Farrow Moore, one son, Wendell Laverne Moore of Woodstock, Ill; two brothers, Dewey E Moore of Arlington, Tenn., and Jesse Moore of California; two sisters, Mrs. Thelma Wallace of Memphis and Mrs. Alma Carter of Florida; and two grandchildren.

Obit Of
Jesse Ruel Moore

Commercial Appeal 
June 12, 1971

Jessie R Moore, 64, retired farmer, died yesterday in William F Bowld Hospital at Memphis. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Mt Zion Baptist Church at Independence with burial in Mt Zion Cemetery. Brantley Funeral Home has charge. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Cennie Moore; two sons, Billy Moore of Southaven and Rodney Moore of Hernando; a daughter Mrs. Joanne Langston of Hernando' two brothers, Edward Moore of Water Valley and Woody Moore of Memphis, and four sisters, Mrs. Bernice Davidson of Memphis, Mrs. Vera England of Steele, Mo., and Mrs. Vickie Willis and Mrs Dorothy Dale Willis, both of Enville, Tenn.

Obit of
Christine Ferguson Moore

Desoto Times
 June 5, 1997

Christine Ferguson Moore, 91, of Olive Branch, formerly of Senatobia, retired second-grade teacher, died of heart disease May 24 at Baptist Memorial Hospital East. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Olive Branch for more than 70 years, where she was a member of the Sunday School and Community Bible Study. Mrs. Moore, the widow of J. P. Moore Jr., leaves a goddaughter who cared for her, Carolyn Chain Shumake of Germantown. The family requests that any memorials be sent to B J Chain Library in Olive Branch, First Baptist Church Library of the Olive Branch Elementary School Library.


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