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William Knox Moore Jr., 85
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William Knox Moore Jr., 85, of Howell died Thursday, May 28 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Mr. Moore was a native and lifelong resident of the Howell community, and son of the late William Knox Moore, Sr. and Pauline Moore. He was a farmer, former owner of Barnes-Moore Tractor, bus driver, Lincoln County School Transportation Supervisor, and realtor with Massey Real Estate. He was a member and elder of Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Ruby Nell Watt Moore, daughters. Teela (Kenneth) Mason of McMinnville, Terry (Tom) Brown of Niota; grandchildren, Jeremy (Crystal) Womack of Hixson, Mark (Amy) Womack of LaVergne, Lucas Womack of New York, N.Y., John (Melissa) Powell of Knoxville, Blane (Courtney) Powell of McMinnville, step-grandchildren, Monte (Kristy) Mason of McMinnville, Devin (Sheli) Mason of McMinnville; five great grandchildren, and eight step-great grandchildren.
Those serving as pallbearers will include Jeremy Womack, Mark Womack, Lucas Womack, John Powell, Blane Powell, Brian Watt. Honorary pallbearers will include Philip Barnes, Gene Groce, Bill Stovall, Bill Glenn and Jim Arnold.
Funeral service were held May 30 at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Burial followed at Unity Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Children’s Fund.
Higgins Funeral Home of Fayetteville was in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 5, 2015