August 4, 1925 ~ March 5, 2017

Born in: Del Rio, TN,
Resided in: Fairview, NC

Nellie Alice Franklin Moore, of Fairview, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Park Ridge Health. A native of Del Rio, TN, she was a daughter of the late George and Ella Lunsford Franklin. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Patsy Neff; two sons, Jerry Moore and Gary Moore; two brothers, John Franklin and Carl Franklin and one grandson, Brian Burleson. Nellie was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She loved flowers and cherished her role as a homemaker and wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Burgin Moore; four children, Judy Hughes (Mack), Bud Moore (Katherine), Linda Gauntt and Brenda Moore; one sister, Beatrice Hensley; one brother, George Franklin, Jr. and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. The family wishes to extend a special thanks to everyone in the ICU at Park Ridge Health and especially to Dr. Wander of Parkway Medical, who was her longtime physician and friend. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, March 8 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery and the family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 PM on Wednesday at the church. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.

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  1. Nellie was one of the sweetest woman I have know our little talks her laugh an personality was something for sure GOD create are great an caring person when he made her now that GOD has called her hope they ll be no talks more talks on the phone only when I look up toward the sky an remember her smiling face an I know she will be smiling cause she will be with her boys that went before her Now dear lord put ur hands on burgin an comfort him cause now he has lost the love of his life nless the family cause I know their pain cause I miss her too

  2. Grandma Nellie I know you’re resting in the peaceful loving arms of our savior, and your boys. So many times I wondered how my life would’ve been had you been in it. I wish more than anything that you know how very much I have always loved you . I’m so glad that I have wonderful memories of you and I will always cherish them. I love you . (Marty)

  3. So sorry to hear about your mom Brenda I never knew her but if she is your mom I am sure she was the greatest and sweetest person sending love and prayers to you and your dad and all your family we love you

  4. Brenda, my prayers are with you and your family. Just know your sweet momma is dancing in heaven as an angel now still by your side! Love you sweet lady!

  5. Dear Linda and Brenda So very Sorry for your Loss.I will be in prayer for your family. Love you Both.And pray for your family.You will be in my thoughts Wednesday

  6. Your in my thoughts and prayers during this sad time. I only knew Nellie from Goodwill but she made me smile when she found her treasures in the pockets of clothes. I will miss seeing her when i am there.
    She was definitely a sweet lady!!!
    RIP Nellie

  7. You were the best!!! I enjoyed doing your hair for so many years & all the fun time we had together!!! You’ll be missed so much but RIP now sweet sweet Friend!!! We love you from the Earley’s ❤❤

  8. So many childhood memories I will cherish forever! So blessed to have known Nellie. I remember when me and Amy were kids and Amy got a hairbrush wrapped in my hair pretty good…Nellie whopped the tar outta Amy. It took a few hours to get it untangled. Lol Then we had ice cream

  9. Brenda and family, we are saddened to hear about Nellie’s passing. She was a wonderful woman and loved by all. Our hearts and prayers are with Burgin and and all the family. If there’s anything we can do please let us know.

    Marvin and Becky McIntosh
    Cheyenne, Carmie, and Clove McIntosh
    Pat Conner


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