First Posted: 12/28/2009

MOUNT AIRY Mrs. Frances Irene Moore Taylor of Mount Airy, formerly of Stuart, Va., passed away at her home Dec. 27, 2009. Born in Stokes County, Oct. 20, 1920, to the late Delia Martin Moore and Matt Moore Sr. She was the oldest living member of Creaseys Chapel United Methodist Church in Stuart. She was a graduate of Radford College. She was a retired teacher, having taught in Patrick County, Va., and Surry County. She was a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She is survived by to sisters-in-law, Annie Badgett and Agnes Vernon of Mount Airy; a very special cousin, Sandra Moore of Roanoke, Va.; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death by her husband, Lester J. Taylor; and a brother, Matt Moore Jr. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, at Skyline Memory Gardens by the Rev. Mark Clayton. The family will receive friends at Moody Funeral Home Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Creaseys Chapel building fund in care of James S. Love, 57 Collinstown Road, Stuart, VA 24171. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.

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