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Lydia Ann Graham Moore

Obituary for Lydia Ann Graham Moore

March 26, 1936 - October 6, 2017
Clarkton, North Carolina | Age 81

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Lydia Ann Graham Moore was born on March 26th, 1936 in the St. James Community, Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina. The oldest daughter of Dawson and Annie Louise Graham. Lydia graduated from Lake Waccamaw High School in May of 1954. She met and married Attaberry Moore (Pos) in 1957 and in this union they had four children. John Allen Moore (Sheri)-Charlotte, NC, Aaron Attaberry Moore (Dorothy Jeanette)-Wendell, NC, Anya Zenobia (Proceeded in Death), Vivian Ann Moore Nehrenz (Kai)-Raleigh, NC and Charlotte Anne Moore James (Clifton)-Raleigh, NC, and her "Special Son" Marion Travis Moore-"Cotton Tail"-Clarkton, NC.

Left to cherish her memory are six grandchildren: "Maxx"-Aaron Anthony Moore (Amy)-Raleigh, NC, Jason Allen Moore (Branice)-Edison, NJ, Allston Attaberry Moore (Morgan)-Raleigh, NC, Lance Connor James, Kaiann Marie Nehrenz and Gabrielle Sophia James-Raleigh, NC. Lydia leaves six great-grandchildren to carry on her legacy: Ava, Dakota, Phoenix, Allston, Ashton and Sydney.

Lydia had eight siblings who called her "Mother, Sister & Friend". Haynes Graham (Proceeded in Death), John Dawson Graham-Hope Mills, NC, Barbara J. Spaulding-Whiteville, NC, Willie Porter Graham-Plainfield, NJ, Lois Barnette-Plainfield, NJ, Letcy Graham (Proceeded in Death), and Charles C. Graham-Lake Waccamaw, NC.

Lydia cherished her two aunts: Aunt Mamie and Aunt Delphia.

Lydia's life was full. She was a wonderful wife, a loving Mother, "very cool" Grandma and a dear friend to all. She loved her family and friends and was a dedicated member of Central Presbyterian Church in Clarkton, NC.

She was a restaurateur and took pride in running her restaurant; 74-76 Sandwich Shop in Lake Waccamaw, NC for over 25 years where she served the community with delicious hot food and fellowship. Lydia was always "Happy to See You" and welcomed you with a smile!

Lydia loved to garden and work in her yard daily. She could make anything and everything grow! She often visited those that were ill and shut-in taking them food, fellowship and anything else they may need. She was multi-talented as she could cook, sew, knit and crochet anything. Her great sense of humor and kind words were always there to make your day! You could hear her say, "don't forget to come by and pick up pecans" and "come when you can"!

Lydia will be missed by all and her kindness and love will always be remembered!

The family will receive friends on Monday, October 9, 2017 from 6-8pm at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 1pm at Union Baptist Church in Hallsboro. Burial will follow service in Mitchell Field Cemetery in Clarkton.

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