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Kathryn Moland

Palm Bay - Kathryn Vastavia Gadson Moland, 91, died September 3, 2018 in Palm Bay Florida.

Funeral service will be Sunday, September 16 at Maranatha Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Tallahassee, Florida with burial at Greenwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Moland was born on January 14, 1927 in Tallahassee to Oscar and Emma Gadson. She gained a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Florida A&M University in 1955 and a Masters of Arts in Social Science History from Southern University in 1975. She worked as a librarian at Southern University's John B. Cade Library in Baton Rouge, LA and retired in 1996. She moved to Tallahassee in 1997 and Palm Bay in 2013. She was initiated in 1968 into Epsilon Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Top Ladies of Distinction in the 1980s.

She is survived by a loving son, Gerald Hayes, Palm Bay, FL, daughters, Gail Williams (Haywood), Tallahassee, FL, and Dr. Kathryn Moland, Clover, SC; stepsons, Jesse Moland (Shirley), Zackary, LA, John A. Moland, Ashville, NC, SC; brother, Oscar Gadson II, Tuskegee, AL; sister, Camilla Williams, Tallahassee, FL; grandsons, Stefan Bratton(Kim), Tallahassee, FL, Stacey Bratton and Arsenio Williams, Tallahassee, FL, and Jesse Moland Jr. (Christy), Baton Rouge, LA; great grandsons, Christopher Bratton, Tallahassee, FL, Corey Bratton, US Navy, and Jaden Bratton, Tallahassee, FL, and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Sept. 14, 2018
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