Shelby Jean Moore

Shelby Jean Moore

Shelby Jean Moore, 80, of Star City passed away on January 9, 2018 at Lincoln Heights Healthcare.

She was born June 27, 1937 in Goldsboro, North Carolina to the late, Retired Col. Raymond I. Johnson and Mary Fields Johnson.

She was a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church and Eastern Star. She graduated from high school in Bermuda and was the food service director at the Star City School District for 48 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Moore Yarbrough and granddaughter, Marla Rae Yarbrough.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Harold B. Moore; son, Raymond (Tamie) Moore of Prescott; four grandchildren, Dustin (Crystal) Moore, Jacqulyn (Jason) Hoyt, Nicholas Yarbrough and Grayson (David) Shelby; six great grandchildren, Jaxon and Jaci Hoyt, Caden Moore, Hunter and Molly Shelby and Lynley Yarbrough all of Star City; and son-in-law, Billy Allen Yarbrough of Star City.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 11 at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. John Marlar officiating. Visitation is Thursday, January 11 from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will be at Palmyra Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Robert Floyd, Robert Wilson Floyd, Keith Thomas, Leroy McBryde, Michael Baggett, Charlie Baggett, Max Reed and Jackie Greenham. Honorary pallbearers are Jim Haley, Dalton Zachary and James Myrick.

Memorials may be made to the Mary Yarbrough Scholarship Fund at the Bank of Star City.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City.

 

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