Elder Edna's Story
Elder Edna Dickerson Moore, age 96 of North Tazewell, VA passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital in Tazewell, VA.
Born May 22, 1921 at Tazewell, VA she was a daughter of the late George M. and Mary Finney Dickerson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sid Moore; thirteen brothers and sisters.
She was a member of the Midway Church of Christ, Disciples Of Christ where she served as elder, Sunday school teacher, church lay speaker, chairperson of the Christian Women's Fellowship, and was the recipient of a DOC Builders Award, a National and International honor bestowed on a standing member of a local DOC congregation who has provided wisdom and knowledge to the church for more than 40 years.
She was a member of the Busy Bees' Club, the Senior Citizen's group and Senior Volunteer program. She wrote poetry and was known as the "hat lady" because of the numerous hats she collected and wore daily. She loved flowers and working in her garden. You could always find her ministering to friends, family, the sick and shut-ins. Mrs. Moore also served as minister of music for over 50 years.
Edna Moore's life of service has touch many generations and has influenced many to live a life of service to God and community.
On her 95th birthday, she was given a key to the Town of Tazewell.
She is survived by her niece whom she raised, Edna Hendricks of Tazewell, VA; brothers, Charles Dickerson of Rock Hill, SC and Thaddeus Dickerson of Aberdeen, MD; and a host of other nieces, nephews; great nieces, great nephews, family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Peery & St.Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM Friday, December 29, 2017 at Midway Church of Christ, DOC in Tazewell, VA with the Reverend Dr. Joseph Crockett officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Tazewell, VA.
Great nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Online condolences may be sent to www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on December 27, 2017