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Gertrude Shelton Moore

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Gertrude Shelton Moore Obituary
POQUOSON - Gertrude Shelton Moore, 94, a native of Flag Pond, TN, and Poquoson resident the past 40 years, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 14, 2013. She retired from Maida Development Co. as an Electronic Parts Assembler in 1976 after 25 years. Gertrude was an active & devoted member of Emmaus Baptist Church, where she sang in the Joyful Hearts Choir. She volunteered much of her time in the community caring for others, all in the name of the Lord. She was an avid gardener, reader, and loved fishing, but most of all cherished time with her family. Gertrude was preceded in death by her mother, Lou Cleety Magee; father, James Shelton; and five brothers and sisters; all of Tennesee. She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Grady C. Moore, Jr.; three sons, Tom Hodge, Wayne Hodge, both of Hampton, and Linwood Moore of Capron; three daughters, Helen Lufsey, Juanita Hodge Bailey, both of Hampton, and Charlotte Moore of Newport News; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Wednesday, 1:00-2:00 PM, at Emmaus Baptist Church, immediately followed by a Celebration of Gertrude's Life at 2:00 PM at the church by Pastor Dan Cromer. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Emmaus Baptist Church, 814 Yorktown Rd., Poquoson, VA, 23662. Online condolences to www.claytorrollins.com . Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Daily Press from July 15 to July 16, 2013
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