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From: "Fern Estes" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Moody - McNeill
Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 13:22:52 -0400
I don't have Ruby Faye's obit either. I do know that she was the
daughter of William Clarence McNeill and Hattie Russell McNeill. I
might find her obit in the papers at the CR library or I will see about
getting a copy from Sue later.
Quoting Vera Reeves <>:
> Thank you.
> 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
> > Humphries.
> > 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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