Obituary and funeral services: Janet Myers Moore, 84, of Loganville

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Janet Myers Moore, age 84, of Loganville, Georgia, went home to be with her Lord & Savior on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, surrounded by her family, from complications due to cancer surgery. She is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 66 years, Rev. Dr. Preston Moore; daughter, Jan Moore of Hoschton, GA; son & daughter-in-law, Tim and Connie Moore of Decatur, GA; one grandson, Preston Moore, II of Harvard Law School, Boston, MA; sisters & their husbands, Betty & Carroll Rutledge of Stone Mountain, GA, Sandra & Joe Johnson and Kay & Jackie Smith all of Loganville, GA; brothers & their wives, Herbert (Bo) & Mary Jean Myers, Donald & Marie Myers, Terry & Betty Myers all of Loganville, GA; sisters-in-law, Denise Westmoreland (Benny) and Dovie Heard of Loganville, GA; brothers-in-law, Rev. Dr. Tolbert S. Moore and Rev. Jim Moore (SuzAnne) of Loganville, GA; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and a host of friends & church families.

Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her parents, Richard Herbert Myers, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Green Myers; brother, Charles Hugh Myers; sisters, Patty Myers, Maxine Molly Myers Baxley, and Kathryn Thomas; sister-in-law, Sibyl Chandler; father & mother-in-law, Rev. Mack Moore and Mrs. Drue Willie Grizzle Moore; son-in-law, Dan Dudenhoeffer.

Mrs. Moore was born on May 12, 1933 in Loganville, Georgia. She graduated from Loganville High School and married Mack Preston Moore on December 24, 1951. She was a shining example of a devoted minister’s wife. Mrs. Moore and Dr. Moore served their Lord and Savior for over 56 years together in six different churches. Dr. & Mrs. Moore were called to serve Peachtree Road Baptist Church (the former Old Field Baptist Church) on June 13, 1965. They served faithfully there for 45 years until Dr. Moore & Mrs. Moore retired as Senior Pastor & Pastor’s Wife in June of 2010. They both continued their service to the Lord for another eight years until their retirement. Retirement was really a word that Dr. & Mrs. Moore did not recognize. She was a devoted daughter, wife, mother, proud grandmother to Preston the II, sister and friend. She is now sitting at the right hand of her Lord and Savior. Everyone that knew Mrs. Moore is saying, “Well done good and faithful servant.” She will be deeply missed by her adoring family, especially Brother Preston, as he said “she took my heart with her.”

The Service Honoring the Life of Mrs. Janet Myers Moore will be held Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. at Peachtree Road Baptist Church, 142 Old Peachtree Rd. NW, Suwanee, Georgia 30024 with Pastor Jay Reed, Pastor Terrell Hopkins and Pastor Barry Goodman officiating. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery with the Committal Service handled by Pastor Bob Howard and Pastor Clark Herring. The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. On Sunday, before the service, the family will receive friends from 1:30 P.M. to the hour of the service at the Church. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, “A Family Company”, Lawrenceville Chapel (770-963-2411) has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Reposted courtesy of Wages Funeral Home.

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