SHELBY-Mrs. Mary Lynn Moore Geymont, 81, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Brian Center in Hendersonville.
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A native of Blount County, Tenn., she was born Nov. 21, 1931, the daughter of the late Byron "Barney" and Lela Harmon Moore.
She loved to travel and enjoyed skiing. She was a retired social worker for Cleveland County Social Services where she was the coordinator for "Meals on Wheels". She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church where she was an active member of the Bayliss Sunday school class.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Don Geymont; her brother-in-law, Robert Merritt; and a close friend, Speedy Hoyle.
She is survived by one sister, Jackie Merritt of Knoxville, Tenn.; many nieces and nephews; her very close friends, Ruby Hoyle, and Howard and Anne Shuford, who are also members of her Sunday school class.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Celebration of Life Service: 2 p.m. Sunday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby Chapel
Officiated By: The Rev. Wayne Allen and the Rev. Hayward Morrison
Burial: Sunset Cemetery, at a later date
Funeral Home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1207 West Dixon Blvd., Shelby, N.C. 28152 or The
, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011 or to the donor's choice.
Online Condolences: www.claybarnette.com
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
1401 West Dixon Boulevard
Shelby, NC 28152
Published in Shelby Star on Jan. 5, 2013