Brenda J. Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul and Johnie Mae Williamson, was born on Feb. 17, 1947 in Tulsa, Okla. As a young child, Moore sought Christ and accepted His gift of eternal life.
She was a 1965 graduate of Booker T. Washington High School and attended Langston University where she earned her bachelor’s degree and was a faithful member of the Alpha Zeta Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Later, she received her masters from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
She married CD Moore, Jr., and her life was never a dull moment. She had a good and wonderful “ride” with CD. They lived all over the United States from the northwest to the midwest, and finally the southeast where they lived in Charlotte for 30 years. She was employed with Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System and was currently teaching second grade at Huntingtowne Farms Elementary School.
She was invited to Antioch Missionary Baptist Church by Mrs. Irma Kirkpatrick and Mrs. Inez Bolder. Shortly after her first visit, she became a member and was very involved. She was an advisor for the SBG Ministry (Single, Black & Gifted), a member of the Deaconess Board, Sunday School and Youth Church teacher, Vacation Bible School Assistant Director, Project Excel, volunteer on the Children’s Choir, and a volunteer for the Heaven Bound Young Adult Ministry where she babysat for the parents so they could hold meetings without being interrupted.
She leaves to treasure her memory, her husband of 38 years, CD Moore, Jr.; her children, Ebonie Michele (J’Rone Tolbert) and Resheeda Lorene; one grandchild, Alexis Nichole; stepmother, Marva Williamson; mothers-in-law, Lorene Moore and Bettye Moore; two sisters, Theresa McClellan (William) and Dana Powe; one brother, Gregory Banks (Sandi); one brother-in-law, Corey Powe; three aunts, Theresa Wilson, Earnestine Jones and Catherine Ramsey; nieces, Timia Baul, Jeri Green (David) and Ivy Thomas; nephews, Clint Baul, Gregory Banks, Jr., Brice and Clark Powe and special friend, Katherine Curry. A host of relatives and friends and the Booker T. Washington class of 1965, Tulsa, Okla.
She died June 9. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary Lawson and Benny McNack.