James Alton Moore, 91, of Strong Hope, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 at Countrybrook Living Center in Brookhaven.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Strong Hope Baptist Church in Wesson , MS. Burial will follow the services in the Strong Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. till the services begin at 11:00 a.m. at the church.
He was born on August 7, 1923 in the Strong Hope Community in Copiah County to the late James Estus and Ethel Foster Moore.
Mr. Moore was a lifelong member of Strong Hope Baptist Church. He retired from Hartley Gove Sons after working there for 34 years. He was also the owner /operator of a cattle farm. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Moore was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Stanley Liles Moore and 7 Sisters and 1 Brother.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary Ann Liles Moore; one son, James R. Moore and his wife Pamela; his grandson James P. Moore and wife Mary; his two great granddaughters, Marlee and Macie Moore, all of Wesson, MS.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked for anyone who wishes to do so to make a donation to the Strong Hope Baptist Church Cemetery Association, of which Mr. Moore served for many years.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Brookhaven Funeral Home, 894 Natchez Drive, Brookhaven, MS.