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From: "Vera Reeves" <>
Subject: [ARIZARD] Moody - McNeill
Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 11:47:29 -0500
I will post it to the site when I get a better picture.
Do you by chance have something on Faye.
I've not found anything on her.
My obituary collect doesn't cover her death year.
> John Moody, Jr. Obituary from the funeral folder
> John Moody, Jr. son of the late John and Angie Lackey Moody, was born
> on August 25, 1923, in Iuka, Arkansas. He departed this life on May
> 13, 2010, at the Fulton County hospital in Salem, Arkansas at the age
> of 86 years, 8 months and 18 days.
> He was united in marriage to Ruby Faye McNeill on May 16, 1941, at
> Salem, Arkansas. He worked for 65 years in the real estate business.
> John was an avid hunter and a member of the United Methodist Church.
> He was a huge fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, a very talented baseball
> and basketball player, and an excellent baseball coach for his sons and
> others. He also served his country in the United States Army Air Corps
> during World War II.
> John was a loving husband and father, and he loved being a granddad.
> He leaves to mourn his passing: four sons, Jerry Moody, Michael Moody
> (Barbara), Johnny Moody (Rhonda) all of Salem, AR, and Steve Moody
> (Nancy) of Pochahontas, AR: two daughters, Sue Lakey (Louie) of
> Mabelvale, AR, and Connie Bray (Sonny) of Salem, AR; one sister,
> Imogene Holmes of Henry, TN; fourteen grandchildren, fourteen
> great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren, and many other
> relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents,
> three brothers and one sister.
> Funeral service was May 15, 2010, at 10:00 AM at the Salem United
> Methodist Church with Rev. Ed Matthews and Rev. Jim Rowland
> officiating. Internment was at Spring Creek Cemetery.
> Pallbearers were Ted York, Scott Moody, Matthew White, John Patrick
> Moody, Mark Martin, and Roy Cunningham. Honorary pallbearers were
> Milton Lee Humphries, Jack McCollum, Dr. Jim Bozeman, and Jack
> Arrangemtents by Barker Funeral Home of Salem, AR.
> Quoting Vera Reeves <>:
>> Can someone tell me the date of death for John Moody, Jr. ?
>> He married Ruby Faye McNeill 16, May 1941.
>> I've been taking pictures of the gravesstone at Sping Creek Cemetery
>> and posting
>> on FAG.
>> I was there last week and this week I noticed a "lot" of flowers on a
>> grave. The
>> flowers were on a marker that had the names of these two.
>> She died in 1990. There were a lot of flowers and some were "real fresh"
>> flowers. I've been unable to find an obituary.
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