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Dorothy Louise Rice Moore

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Dorothy Louise Rice Moore
SPARTANBURG, SC- Mrs. Dorothy Louise Rice Moore, 88, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, July 5, 2014. Dorothy was born on December 9, 1925 to the late Wade Rice Smith, Sr., and Floree Griffin Smith. She was a native of Spartanburg County. Mrs. Moore was the widow of Wade Moore.
Dorothy was a lifetime resident of the Draper Line Community.
She was a lifelong member of Forest Chapel C.M.E. Church in Fairforest, SC.
Mrs. Moore was retired from Mountainview Nursing Home after 30 years of service as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
Survivors include: her sister, Gwendolyn S. Best of Spartanburg, SC; her nephew, John D. (Elsie) Best of Laurel, MD; her god sister and caregiver, reared as a sister, Barbara J. W. Winn; god brother, Hiram C. Whitener, Jr.; her god sons, Toney E. (Rosalind) Means of Fredericksburg, GA and Rodney E. Winn, whom she helped rear and loved dearly, of Spartanburg, SC. Dorothy is also survived by cousins, Carlos R. Whitener, "her heart", and Darcel J. Williams; a devoted family friend, Wilhelmina Steen Whitener Lee. She leaves many cousins, family and friends to cherish fond memories.
Dorothy was preceded in death by four aunts and four uncles.
A Celebration of the Life of Mrs. Dorothy Louise Rice Moore will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Forest Chapel C.M.E. Church, 210 Old Blackstock Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301. Mrs. Moore will lie in state from 12:00 noon until the hour of the service. The Reverend Linda M. Kirksey will officiate. Interment will be held in Lincoln Memorial Gardens, 2310 Cannons Campground Road, Spartanburg, SC 29307.
The family will receive friends at the home of Mrs. Barbara J. W. Winn, 511 Arkwright Drive.
Condolences may be sent to the Moore family at www.jwwoodward
funeralhome.com
J.W. Woodward
Funeral Home

Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from July 7 to July 12, 2014
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