John B Moore

Born: Fri., Oct. 24, 1930
Died: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
Location: Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 14, 2019
Location: Sardis Primitive Baptist Cemetery

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of  Mr. John B. Moore, age 89, of Adrian, GA, on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Sam Adkins officiating and Rev. Ervin Stapleton assisting.

Interment will follow in Lambs Cemetery with Rev. Conway Jones officiating.

The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Friday, December 13, 2019.  

Pallbearers are Mitchell Moore, David Moore, Thomas Sconyers, Keith Wright, Ricky Henry, and Ronnie Spikes.

Honorary Pallbearers are Mark Wright, Joey Wright, Gerald Edenfield and Deacons of Sardis Primitive Baptist Church.

Mr. Moore was born October 24, 1930 in Adrian, Emanuel County, GA to the late Meedy and Thelma Peebles Moore. He was a member of the Sardis Primitive Baptist Church. Through the years he worked at King Mill in Augusta, GA for 15 years, he was a security guard for PTR and Roper, and retired as a school bus driver. He loved farming and making cane syrup. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Marjorie Moore, one sister, Christine Wright, and two brothers, Lewis Moore and M.G. Moore.

Survivors Include:

His Wife: Janice Tapley Moore of Soperton, GA

His Daughter: Connie Sue Johnson (Alan) of Adrian, GA

His Son: John “Johnny” M. Moore (Becky) of Adrian, GA

Four Grandchildren: Jessica Shurling (Jonathan) of Adrian, GA, Paige Ross (Will) of Swainsboro, GA, Nicole Moore of Kite, GA, and John Ashley Johnson (Jessica) of Norristown, GA.

Six Great-Grandchildren

 Nieces, Nephews, and Extended Family.

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mr. John B. Moore of Adrian, GA.

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Glynn Stille
   Posted Wed December 11, 2019
I am so sorry to hear about John B, when I was a kid I would visit and stay with John B an Johnny and we had many fun times togeather. He was a hard working man who loved life and his family. Prayers for the family. Rest in Peace Cuz! ❤

Merita Sammons
   Posted Thu December 12, 2019
I am so sorry for the loss of John. May God give you all comfort at this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Jerry Davis
   Posted Thu December 12, 2019
I am sorry for your loss...May the peace of God surround you during this time of grief.

Roy McKuhen
   Posted Thu December 12, 2019
I was very to hear of John B passing and my thoughts and prays are with the family

Rita Burke Herrington
   Posted Thu December 12, 2019
John and Becky, so sorry to hear about your dad's passing. May you take comfort in the happy memories you have shared. Lean on God for your comfort.

David Moxley
   Posted Fri December 13, 2019

AZALEA PLANT was sent by David Moxley Family.

We have wonderful Memories of John B. Our Prayers are with The Family at This Time.We as well The Family Knows John B. is Heaven with Jesus! & His Loved ones!David,Haydee Moxley&Gloria Moxley Sapp

Jody Gibson and Jenny
   Posted Sat December 14, 2019
John we are so sorry for your families loss.
Jody Gibson and Jenny

Gene and Ginger Green
   Posted Sat December 14, 2019
So sad to hear of your Dad passing. He was a great man and we enjoyed seeing and talking with him. We have such great memories.