October 29, 2016
COLUMBUS — Peggy Bates Moore, 81, died Oct. 27, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Mt. Vernon Cemetery with Ralph Windle officiating. Visitation is from 4-6 p.m. today at Lowndes Funeral Home. Lowndes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Moore was born Sept. 20, 1935, to the late Arthur and Cora Bell HIllhouse Bates. She was formerly employed as a cashier and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, John G. Moore, Sr. of Columbus; son, John Moore, Jr. of Monroe, Louisiana; and daughter, Pamela Harwood of Tuscan, Arizona. Pallbearers will be Dalton Knight, Maquire Knight, Rufus Mason, Ted Dahlem and John Newell.