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Mary Hammons Moore

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Mary Hammons Moore

Memphis, TN

Mary Hammons Moore, 82, of Memphis, passed away on April 5, 2017, at her home. The family will receive friends today, Wednesday, April 12, between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Family Funeral Care on Summer Avenue, and graveside services will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Memphis Memory Gardens Cemetery on Raleigh LaGrange Road. Born in Saulsbury, TN on May 15, 1934, Mary graduated from Humes High School and was a devoted homemaker and loving mother. Together with her husband, Vernon, she was an antiques dealer/collector for more than 50 years, and she worked with her friends, the Irwins, who owned VI Auction in West Memphis. Mrs. Moore was a member of the Woodlawn Lodge- Order of the Eastern Star, Normal Lodge- DeMolay Mothers Auxiliary, Bellevue Baptist Church- Mary Martha Bible Class, and was a volunteer for the MATA Bus Rodeo, while her husband was a competitor. Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Vernon Allen Moore; her son, Michael A. Moore; her parents, Horace and Velma Hammons; her sister, Bernice Creech; and 2 brothers, Joseph Hammons and Ronnie Hammons. She is survived by her son and sole caregiver for the past 10 years, Tom R. Moore; and 3 brothers, Cecil (Bo) Hammons, Horace Bunyan Hammons, Jr., and Bob Hammons. Lasting memorials may be made to a . Online condolences may be made at
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 12, 2017
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