Norma Jean Couch Moore, 98, of Fayette, passed away on Jan. 29, 2023, at Hospice of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
Mrs. Moore was born in Wayne, Okla. on Sept. 21, 1924, and moved to Alabama as a young child. She was a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and worked with the youth as well as many other aspects of the church. She was an artist who painted beautiful pictures. She did China painting and used her kiln to make Christmas gifts and other treasured items. She was a master cook, gardener, quilter and seamstress.
She was one of the most talented ladies one could imagine. She will be sorely missed by her sons, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.
She is survived by her sons - Danny (Sylvia) Moore of Northport and Larry (Pat) Moore of Winfield; her grandchildren - Teresa (Scott) Jordan of Charlotte, N.C., Mandi (Jamie) Ballard of Winfield, John (Blakeney) Moore of Jasper, Drew (Leslie) Moore of Coaling; her great-grandchildren - Alana (Jacob) Box, Jake, Blake, and Hayden Ballard, Madison and Barrette Moore, Andi Moore, Carter and Chase Jordan; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her husband - James Everette Moore; her parents - Alec and Jeffie Lee Couch; her brothers - Robert, Raymond, Mack, Delmas, Alec and Tom Couch; and her sisters - Merle Yates, Helen Couch, Erin Burleson, Lillian Langston, Ola Nail, Martha Mims, Naomi Waldrop and Dot Smith.
The funeral service for Mrs. Moore was held on Saturday, Feb 4, 2023, at the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel.
Rev. Bill Sullivan was the officiating minister.
Serving as pallbearers were Gary Trimm, Jerry Trimm, Ken Couch, Joe Nail, Scotty Moore, Keith Waldrop, Bobby McCraw and Tommy Moore.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were Fayette Medical Center Long Term Care Station 2, Hospice of West Alabama, Clara B. Brunette, Terry Dillard and Tugboat Hubbert.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253
Winfield, Ala. 35594
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