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Willa Ann Moore

January 26, 1947 ~ May 28, 2021 (age 74)

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Willa Ann Moore, 74, life long resident of Tippah County, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 28, 2021 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo, MS
  Mrs. Moore was born January 26, 1947 in Tippah County to the late J. W. and Rivie Clark Smith. She received her education from South Tippah County High School and was employed with The American Biltrite Corporation for 36 years before her retirement.
  A member of New Prospect Presbyterian Church, Mrs. Moore will be remembered for her love of reading, shopping ,being one of Elvis Presley's biggest fans, and cooking her famous coconut and strawberry cake for everyone to enjoy.
  Known for being someone who would rather take care of others, Mrs. Moore had so much goodness about her. Her passion for family, friends, and especially her much beloved grandchildren was a gift from heaven. She leaves behind many memories to be cherished and the family finds comfort knowing they will meet again.
  Those left to cherish her memories include her husband of almost 56 years, James Marlin Moore, one son, Rick Moore(Kim) of New Albany, one daughter, Lisa Moore of Ripley, one brother, J. Larry Smith(Deborah) of California, six grandchildren, Marlee Little(Jon Logan) of Ripley, Hunter Swords of New Albany, Haley Chapman(Jody) of Corinth, Madison Shaw(Michael) of Falkner, John Austin Moore and Addyston "Addy" Moore both of Ripley, four great grandchildren, Lyla Jo Chapman, Jack Devella Chapman, Willa Susan Chapman all of Corinth, and James Walker Shaw of Falkner.

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May 29, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Ripley Funeral Home
1011 City Ave. North
Ripley, MS 38663

Funeral Service
May 30, 2021

2:00 PM
The Ripley Funeral Home
1011 City Ave. North
Ripley, MS 38663