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Theta Ray Moppin


1928 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Theta Ray Moppin Obituary

Theta Ray Moppin was born November 5, 1928 in Spiro, Oklahoma and passed away on August 9, 2017, in Wheatland, California, at the age of 88. Theta was the youngest child of Henry and Myrtle Haddox.

Theta is survived by her daughter, Mary Starr; 10 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two of her daughters, Martha Grimes and Marie Roby; her brothers, Louis Haddox and Alvin Haddox; her sisters, Evelyn Ahart, Nina Grimes, Flossie Snider, Syble Roland, Juanita Greathouse.

As a youth, Theta worked in the orchards around Wheatland. Then in the 50's she moved to Sacramento where for 32 years she worked for San Juan Unified School District. In her spare time, Theta and her sisters made quilts and attended craft shows throughout Northern California and Nevada.

Theta's life was devoted to her large and loving family. She loved the holidays and being surrounded by her kin. She also enjoyed country music, making ceramics, and talking about the good-ol-days.

Theta was a beautiful kind-hearted person. She was always there for those who needed her. Her legacy will live on and she will never be forgotten.

Services to be held Saturday, September 2, 2017, at 11:00 am at the Wheatland Community Fellowship COG
Published in Appeal Democrat from Aug. 19 to Aug. 27, 2017
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