Mrs. Julia Munn Moore, 93, of Graceville, died on June 24, 2014 in her home at Hillview Assisted Living. Mrs. Moore was born in Jefferson, SC, on July 4, 1921. She grew up on a farm, the youngest of nine children. She came to Sanford, in 1942 to work with her sister and brother-in-law and later had the opportunity to work for the U.S. Weather Bureau and U.S. Army Air Corp in Lakeland. While in Lakeland she met her future husband, a chaplain in the U.S. Army Air Corp. Later she also worked in Tallahassee, and Meridian, MS, for the Weather Bureau. After her marriage she served alongside her husband in his positions as a pastor and Director of Missions in Florida and North Carolina. After their retirement, they made several volunteer mission trips, including a year in St. Vincent, Caribbean, and a year in Togo, West Africa.
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She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. John Moore; her parents, Thomas Franklin and Grover Sullivan Munn; eight brothers and sisters, and son-in-law, Irvin Murrell.
She is survived by a daughter, Phoebe Murrell of Graceville; son, Philip Moore and wife Karen of Thompson's Station, Tenn.; son, Stephen Moore and wife Jean, of Askewville, NC; grandsons, Trey Murrell, Greg Moore, Bryan Moore, David Moore, Mark Moore, Matthew Moore, and Joshua Moore and 12 great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life service was held at 6 p.m., Friday, June 27, at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Stephen Moore and the Rev. Tim Folds officiating. Burial was at 2 p.m. (EDT) on Saturday, June 28, 2014 in DeLand. James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Memorials may be made to the Mission Trust Fund at First Baptist Church, Graceville, or Covenant Hospice. Expressions of sympathy can be made at James & Lipford Funeral Home
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on July 2, 2014