Howard Moore

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, September 16, 2003

Services for Howard Moore of Jackson were 11 a.m., Tuesday,Sept. 16, at Concord Baptist Church in Franklin County with burialin the church cemetery. Services were conducted by the Rev. JamesCase. Hartman Funeral Home of McComb was in charge ofarrangements.

Mr. Moore, 74, died Sept. 14, 2003, at VA Nursing Home inJackson. He was born in Lincoln County on Sept. 25, 1928, to Edgarand May Belle Howard Moore.

He was retired from International Paper Company in Natchez,where he worked in the finishing department for over 20 years. Helater worked in construction as an iron worker. He was an Armyveteran and a longtime member of Concord Baptist Church.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; his brother, SamuelEdgar Moore; and a sister, Marie Mulford.

Survivors are his daughter, Penny Moore of Natchez; his sisters,Bernice Cotten of Meadville, and Neola Thornton and Yvonne Myers,both of Smithdale; his stepsons, Jimmy Rachelle of Texas, andJohnny Rachelle of Natchez; his sister-in-law, Mildred Moore ofNatchez; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Pallbearers were his nephews.