Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

March 28, 2012

Rhoda Pearl Moore

Mineral Wells Index

— Rhoda Pearl Moore, 76, of Mineral Wells, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in St. Paul Hospital in Dallas.

Service is 1 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at First Baptist Church. Rev. Ronnie White and Rev. Nathan Buchanan will officiate. Burial will be in the Staggs Prairie Cemetery. Pallbearers are Ken Davis, Rene James, Blake Lawhon, Matthew Lawhon, Travis Yandell and Steve Colburn. Visitation is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home.

Rhoda was born July 6, 1935, in Mannsville, Okla., the daughter of Grover Hebron and Myrtle Williams Tatom. She received her Bachelor of Science and Education degrees at East Texas Baptist College in Marshall, Texas. She married John D. Moore on Dec. 26, 1959, in Victoria, Texas, and moved to Mineral Wells in January 1962. She taught at Progress Community School and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mineral Wells for more than 50 years. She taught Sunday school at First Baptist and other churches since she was 12 years old. She was, until her illness, actively involved in raising pecans in a family operation known as Beulahland Pecans. She was an avid bridge player and a member of the Bible Club in Mineral Wells.

Survivors include her husband, John D. Moore, of Mineral Wells; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ellen and Jodie Goldsberry, of Burleson, Texas, and Cora and Ron Yandell, of Mineral Wells; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; and her brother, Dr. John Henry Tatom, of Sulphur, Okla.

Remembrances may be left at www.bcbfuneralhome.com.

Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home