GRAHAM - Emmit Truett Moore Sr., 83, of Graham, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Alamance Health Care after several years of failing health. He was born in Randolph County, Ala., to the late Truman David Moore and Emmie Henry Moore Allred and was married for 64 years to Barbara Jean Saunders Moore who survives. He retired from Cone Mills with more than 30 years of service and was a member of the Mountain View Ruritan Club.
Truett was a member of Glen Hope Baptist Church where he faithfully served as head usher for years, was an honorary coach for the church softball team and was a member of the Guiding Light Sunday School Class. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Jean Saunders Moore of the home; daughters, Beth Luellen (Mike) Moser of Burlington, Melissa Ann (Rick) Mann of Graham; sons, Emmit T. (LaJune) Moore Jr. and Kelly (Robin) Moore, all of Graham; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James "Jimmy" David Moore.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Glen Hope Baptist Church by the Rev. Larry Redding and the Rev. Bob Stephenson with entombment to follow at Alamance Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 Thursday evening at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Glen Hope Baptist Church, 911 North Ave., Burlington, NC 27217 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
The family would like to say a special "Thank You" to the nurses and staff at Alamance Health Care and Hospice for taking such good care of Truett.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com