October 21, 1953 ~ January 10, 2020

Born in: Yancey County, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Cynthia Diane Williams Moore, 66, of Asheville, died Friday, January 10, 2020, at CarePartners Hospice.

Born in Yancey County to Albert Williams and the late Orlena Jamerson Anglin, she retired from Wachovia Bank and SunTrust Bank. She attended Beverly Hills Baptist Church where she did volunteer work.

She is survived by her husband, Lenoir Moore; step-daughters, Tina Silvers, of Weaverville, Terry Ann Ellington, of Asheville, and Tanya Schaub, of Arden; father and step-mother, Albert and Eloise Williams; brothers, Glenn Williams, of Baltimore, MD, and Douglas and Darrell Young, of Burnsville; sisters, Sharon Edge, of Charlotte, and Brenda McFee and Janice McKinney, of Burnsville; sister-in-law, Gail Whitaker; numerous nephews, nieces and grand-nieces and grand-nephews, and the daughter she never had, Chrissy Wilson.

A funeral service will be held Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road. The Rev. Dr. W.D. “Billy” King will officiate and burial will follow in Green Hills Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to the American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park, Building 1, Asheville, NC 28801.


Visitation: January 13, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road
856 Tunnel Rd.
Asheville, NC 28805


Funeral Service: January 13, 2020 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road
856 Tunnel Rd.
Asheville, NC 28805


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  1. Tina,Terry,Tanya an Family so sorry ,Cherish the memories,as I know you will, they are forever.Love and Hugs and may God keep his arms around you,,,

  2. To Sharon and Glen, so very sorry. Have not seen you in many years, but remember our younger days. I know you’re comforted knowing your Mom was waiting to embrace Cynthia. Prayers for you and her extended family.

  3. My sweet childhood friend. So sorry that we have been out of touch since we both retired. Lenny, Albert, Sharon, Glenn, and family, we were unaware that Cynthia was ill, and were not aware until today of her passing. Our love and sympathy goes out to each of you, along with our prayers. She was a bundle of pure energy and light, and will be greatly missed. Rest In Peace sweet friend.

  4. Dear family, My thoughts and prayers and the prayers of our church family, at Bolens Creek Baptist, are with you all. Hugs and continued prayers.
    Sincerely, Belinda

  5. Glenn, sorry to hear this news. Our families were so intertwined during our youth and we share so many memories from those times, especially the days when your Mom was our teacher. What a wonderful community Pensacola was for growing up. I fondly remember those days. Prayers with you and all of your family.
    Your old friend, Doyle

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