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Perry Moore, Sr.

August 12, 2017

Perry C. Moore, Sr., age 80 of Calhoun died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 at his residence.

Perry was born in Calhoun on Dec. 3, 1936, son of the late Marvin Moore and Jessie Moore Bennett. He was a lifetime resident of Calhoun, a graduate of Calhoun High School Class of 1954, and a member of First Baptist Church of Calhoun. Perry was a life member of Calhoun Elks Lodge #1883. After a career in the textile industry, he joined his beloved wife Nina in the operation of Nina’s Flowers for many years until their retirement.

He was preceded in death by his brother George Moore, Sr. and his wife Catherine, his brother Bill Moore, Sr., his brother Charles Moore and his sister Jan Moore Towers and her husband Raybun Towers.

He is survived by his wife, Nina Jo McClurd Moore, to whom he had been married 61 years. He is also survived by his daughter Suzanne Moore of Calhoun; his daughter Paige Moore Smith and her husband, David K. Smith, of Calhoun; his son, Perry Moore, Jr., and his husband, Shawn Kilgore, of Orlando, Fla.; and his daughter Jana Moore of Calhoun. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Kelly Smith Jourdan and her husband, Robby Jourdan, of Athens, Ga., and Gail Smith of Savannah, Ga. Also surviving are sisters-in-law Norma Moore of Lexington, S.C. and Joyce Moore of Joshua, Texas. Many beloved nieces and nephews survive.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 11 at Thomas Funeral Home with Dr. Bert Vaughn officiating. Music was arranged by David Smith and Shawn Kilgore. The family received friends from 12:00 noon until the funeral hour that day. Burial was in the Moore Family plot in Fain Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers were Robby Jourdan, Bill Moore, Jr., Tim Moore, George Moore, Jr., Chip Towers, and Scott Shook.

Honorary Pallbearers were Billy Miller, Ted Collins, Tim Haney, Jimmy Silvers, and Billy Baxter.

You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com

Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Perry C. Moore, Sr.