Dorothy Edwards Moore

dorothy moore

August 16, 1919 ~ January 1, 2018

Born in: Penfield, Ga
Resided in: Dunwoody, Ga

Dorothy Edwards Moore, age 98, of Dunwoody passed away peacefully on Monday, January 1, 2018. She was born on August 16, 1919 in Penfield, Georgia to the late Thomas and Josephine Edwards. After graduating from Bessie Tift College with a Bachelor’s degree in English and a minor degree in French, she taught high school in Fayetteville, Georgia and later in Thomaston, Georgia. Dorothy married her high school sweetheart, Hugh Campbell Moore, an Air Force officer, in Greensboro, Georgia in 1942. For the next thirty years, the family traveled and lived wherever Hugh Moore was stationed around the United States and Europe. Throughout her active life, Dorothy enjoyed garden clubs, Veritas Study Club, artwork, theater events, flower arranging, gourmet cooking, playing bridge, church activities, and vacationing with family. Dorothy Moore will always be cherished and remembered for her kindness, her Southern hospitality, her creativity, her sense of humor, sharp mind and persistence of life. She was predeceased by her husband, Hugh Moore, her sister, Minnie Edwards Ash, and her brother, Thomas Edwards Jr. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Hugh Jr. and Sue Moore of Marietta, her daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Jim Teal of Marietta, and her daughter, Gail Moore of Atlanta. In addition, she is survived by five grandchildren: Greg Teal, Meredith Moore, Kelly Teal Sullivan, Jennifer Moore Kesser, Jeff Teal and five great grandchildren. A Celebration of Life church event will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm at St. James United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia where Dorothy Moore has been a faithful member for 47 years. In lieu of flowers, please send remembrances to the charity of your choice.

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  1. Thomas Moore /Staphanie Saia says:

    To Gail, Marilyn and Jim, HughJr and Sue ;

    We send our love to you in this time of sorrow. Sitting in the rocking chairs on the porch in White Plains,just talking, Aunt Dot was her own strong woman , someone you had to respect. We will miss her.

    Love Thom and Steph

  2. Natalie says:

    “And the last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing.” (1 Corinthians 15:26) God promises that he will soon wipe away and reverse the effects of this enemy that causes so much pain. Your precious one will be brought back to you and you will never have to experience the pain of losing her ever again. This is a promise from God! (Isaiah 33:24; Isaiah 25:8; Revelation 21:4,5)

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