Shirley C. Moody
November 04, 1947 ‒ June 02, 2016
Shirley C. Moody, age 68, of Danville passed away Thursday morning, June 2, 2016 at the home of her daughter in Mount Vernon. She was born November 4, 1947 in Grundy, VA to late Floyd and Goldie (VanDyke) Elswick.
Shirley honorably served her country in the Army during the Vietnam War. Shirley worked for Knox Community Hospital and retired with over 20 years of service. After retirement, she went to work for Dr. S. C. Patel in 1995 as a secretary and receptionist and retired a second time in 2010. Shirley enjoyed the outdoors, to travel, attend auctions and especially spend time with her grandchildren.
Shirley is survived by her daughter, Arlesa (Jason) Harriman of Mount Vernon; sons, Roger (Julie) Moody Jr. of Howard, Travis (Cheryl) Moody of Toledo and Nathaniel Elswick of Mount Vernon; 13 grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Elswick of Howard; and a special companion, Paul DeVore of Danville.
In addition to her parents, Shirley is preceded in death by her husband, Roger Moody Sr.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of a funeral service at Noon on Monday, June 6, 2016 at the Covenant Christian Church, 13360 New Delaware Rd., Mount Vernon with Pastor Tim Overly and Rev. Ron Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with Military Honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Shirley C. Moody.