Edith May Moore, known to family and friends as “Edie” and “Grammy”, was born July 1, 1929, in Loudoun County, Virginia, to the late Edgar Young and Amy Berryman. She departed this life early Monday morning on January 2, 2017, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Leesburg, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her mother, Amy, father, Edgar, brothers George, Leon, Edgar and sister-in-law Virginia.
Edith was baptized at Mountville Baptist Church at an early age. After marring Richard Moore of Leesburg, Virginia, she then joined the First Baptist Church Sycoline. Edith and Richard were married on the 25th day of April 1964, by the late Rev. Leroy O. Payton. Edith had a great love for church. She sang in the choir and was a member of the pastor’s Aide Club, the Sunday school, and a very good kitchen worker. She loved children and elder people. She worked at the Conley School for several years. She then joined the Long Term care Unit in Leesburg, in May 1977 as a nursing assistant. In 1979, she was promoted to GNA I. Then in 1980 she became a GNA II.
In 1983, Edith left Long Term Care to do private duty in private homes, but returned to Long Term Care in 1988. She also worked as a cook in the Douglass Elementary school.
She leaves to cherish her memory, husband, Richard, son Richard II, daughters, Amy Payne and Beverly Young. Grandson, Earl Payne, granddaughter, Donna Payne and great grandson, Thomas Payne. Sister, Mary Smith, brothers Raymond Young (Margaret) and Robert Young. Sister-in-law Annie Young. A very special friend, Lena Ambers, a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 11, 2017, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Loudoun Funeral Chapel, 158 Catoctin Circle, SE, in Leesburg, Virginia 20175. Funeral services will follow at the funeral home at 11:00 am.
Interment will be in Gleedsville Cemetery, Leesburg, VA.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Heritage Hall Nursing & Rehabilitation, 122 Morven Park Road, Leesburg, VA 20175.
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