Hortense- Carroll Moody, 88 of Hortense, passed away Sunday (March 24, 2019) at Satilla Hospice House in Waycross following an extended illness.
Born in Hortense, GA., his parents were John Grover Moody and Alma Inez Strickland Moody. He was also preceded in death by his step daughter, Virginia Wasdin Wooten; 4 brothers, Edwin Moody, Fred Moody, Calvin Moody, and John “Tommy” Moody; and a sister, Opal Beckham.
Mr. Moody worked many years for the Railroad and was a member and Deacon of Satilla Missionary Baptist Church. He served in the United States Air Force and enjoyed fishing, gardening, and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Mable Darlene Lynes Moody; 5 step children and their spouses, Mike Wasdin, of Waycross, Daryl and Melissa Henderson, of Waynesville, Tony Henderson, Glenn Henderson, and Eric Henderson, all of Hortense; 18 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren; his brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Dorothy Moody, of Hortense. Also several nieces, nephews, and other relatives. And a host of friends.
Visitation will be held Tuesday evening (March 26, 2019) starting at 6PM at Frye Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday morning (March 27, 2019) at 11AM at Satilla Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Jackson and Rev. E.C. Crews officiating.
Burial will follow in Satilla Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mell Rowell, Mark Williams, Tommy Townsend, Erwin “Sticky” Skipper, Hunter Foreman and Len Davis.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Adult Sunday School Class of Satilla Missionary Baptist Church.
Family and pallbearers are asked to meet at the Church by 10:30AM on Wednesday.
Family will be receiving friends at Mr. Carroll’s residence;3785 Highway 32 W Hortense, GA 31543.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Satilla Hospice House; 811 Beacon St. Waycross, GA 31501.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing our online registry at fryefh.com.