Elizabeth Ann Moore, age 81, of Lake City, Florida passed away on Saturday, Aug. 12, in the Suwannee Valley Care Center, Lake City, Florida following a long illness.
Mrs. Moore had resided in Lake City, Florida all of her life. She was co-owner and vice-president of Kenny Moore Electric, Lake City, Florida for many years. Elizabeth loved working with children and delighted with watching them learn. She worked in Columbia county school system for years. Later, she owned and ran Jacob’s Ladder Daycare Center where se touched many young lives throughout the years. She led the children’s Christmas play each year at Falling Creek Methodist Church for many years. She would do whatever she could to make sure it was perfect for the kids & church members from sewing many costumes for the plays, practicing lines with the kids to teaching & singing Christmas carols to make sure it was a huge success. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and could often find her in a game of cards with them and always had their “candy drawer” filled for when they visited.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oran A. and Annette Bishop Holliday and two siblings, Mayse W. Holliday and Wayne B. Holliday.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Kenny Moore of Lake City, Florida; Two daughters, Penny Ann Thomas Jarrard (Andrew) and Meschel Moore Westerfield; two sons, Randal D. Thomas(Paula) and Eugene Moore; one sister, Edna Nell Rau; grandchildren, Ruben Thomas, Haley Thomas, Savannah Thomas, Jacob Thomas, Brianna Scott, Brandon Scott, Shayne Scott, Cheryl Moore, Ashley Moore and Robbie Moore and numerous great-grandchildren.
A funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Moore will be held at 11 A.M. Wednesday, Aug. 16, in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Rev. Lonnie Johns, Pastor of Christ Central Ministries, officiating. Interment will be in Falling Creek Cemetery, Lake City, Florida. Visitation and gathering with the family will be from 10 to 11 A.M. Wednesday (one hour before services) before services.
GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Florida is in charge of arrangements. After the funeral, family and friends will gather at Falling Creek Methodist Church for food and fellowship.