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September 1, 1931 - May 18, 2017
Funeral services for Ms. Bernice “Mowie” Moore will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Murvaul Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Parham and Rev. Joe Interarity officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8:00 p.m. Friday night at Hawthorn’s. Ms. Moore died May 18, 2017 peacefully at her home in Gary, Texas.
Ms. Bernice “Mowie” Moore was born September 1, 1931 in Gary, Texas to the marriage of Ode Ashby and Julia Walden Moore. A Gary native she graduated schools there. Bernice worked for Louisiana Pacific as a wood grader, retiring after many years of service. She was a longtime member of the Murvaul Missionary Baptist Church, which was her life alongside her loving family. Bernice had no children of her own but raised and loved many. She was a giving and loving person to many. She is preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Thurman Moore, Othar Moore, Elmer Moore, Opal Porter, Jean Lowe and Odie Cherry.
Ms. Moore is survived by her devoted nieces, and nephews, Larry Lowe and wife Darlene and their daughter Prissy whom Mowie loved so, Special caretaker and niece, Julia Ann Moore of Houston, many other beloved nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be, Tim Porter, Paul Porter, Mike Mason, Travis Mason, Lavonne Denson and Shannon Moore.
Hawthorn Funeral Home - Carthage
307 West Wellington Street