Miriam Elizabeth Thompson Moore

Funeral services for Miriam Elizabeth Thompson Moore, 78, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Terry Benfield and the Rev. Scott Ledbetter officiating.  Burial will follow in Yonah  Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Ryan Carnes officiating.

Mrs. Moore went to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 22, 2019,  following an extended illness.

Born Oct. 22, 1940 in Demorest, she was the daughter of the late Hoyt and Irene Vinson Thompson.    

She was a member of Cornelia Congregational Holiness Church. Mrs. Moore was retired from the Habersham County Board of Education as secretary to the superintendent with 32 years of loyal and dedicated service. She  was a member of the Habersham Retired Educator Association. Mrs. Moore loved music and was a very talented musician.

Mrs.  Moore is survived by her beloved  husband of 60 years, Don L. Moore of Cornelia; daughters, Rhonda (Chris) Smith of Clarkesville, Carole Elrod of Flowery Branch,  Anita (Tracy) Tomlin of Evans, and  Lynn Moore of Cornelia;  sister, Sue Carnes of Mt. Airy; six grandchildren, Ethan Smith, Cody Smith, Courtney Elrod, David Elrod, Haleigh Tomlin and Hope Tomlin;  two great-grandchildren, Skylar Smith and Sage Smith. 

The family will receive friends from noon to 1:45 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest. 

Those wishing to express on line condolences may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel, Demorest.

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