Bessie Ayers Moody-Lawrence

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Dr. Bessie Ayers Moody-Lawrence, 71, of 219 Bowser St. passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at her home.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, 421 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, with the Rev. Joseph Neal officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester.
Born in Chester County on Feb. 14, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Robert Douglass Ayers Sr. and Bessie Lewis Ayers. She was a member of Hermon Presbyterian Church, where she served as Hermon Session, Elder and Clerk of Session, President of Hermon Women's Organization and served as Chairman of Vacation Bible School. She was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Alumni, Rock Hill. She was a 1958 graduate of Finley High School.
Survivors are a son, Lindberg Moody Jr.; two daughters, Katrina J. Moody-Byers (Darrell) and Leah Bess Moody; a stepson, Erick Lawrence; two brothers, Robert D. Ayers and Kenneth L. (Evelyn) Ayers; two sisters, Vivian Ayers Allen and Roberta A. Cramer; one grandchild, Sakeria Bateman; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Viewing will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hermon Presbyterian Church, 107 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill, and at other times at the home.
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Published in The News & Reporter on Dec. 22, 2012