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Augusta Moore

Thursday, September 11, 2003

LILBOURN - Augusta Moore, 92, died Sept. 6, 2003, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid.

Born June 16, 1911, in Sunflower County, Miss., daughter of the late Nathan and Caroline Pruitt, she was a member of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Lilbourn for many years.

Her husband, Tom Moore Sr., preceded her in death.

Survivors include: four sons, Tom Moore Jr., Sammy Moore, Lewis Moore and Lonnie Moore of Lilbourn; two daughters, Edna Moore of Howardville and Essie B. Harris of Memphis, Tenn.; one sister, Sarah Qusley of Hollandale, Miss.; and 39 grandchildren and 73 great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were three sons, Eugene Moore, Willie Moore and J.W. Moore Sr.; one daughter, Melvina Moore; one brother, Joe Emerson; and one sister, Viola Dorsey.

Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Kenneth Holloway will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Simmons Burial Park at Catron.

Pallbearers will be: Demetrius Moore, Lennis Moore, Derek Moore, Roosevelt Harris, Alan King and Tonio Moore.