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Nancy Moss

July 21, 1931 — December 8, 2021


Nancy Elizabeth Devine Moss, formerly of Academy St. passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at Carolina Care Health and Rehabilitation.  She was born July 21, 1931 in Gaston County to the late Enoch Martin and Lola Bright Whitworth Devine.  Nancy was a member of First Baptist Church.  She was a servant of God and lived to serve others.  She loved the opportunity to be a caregiver for family, both hers and Aarons.  She gave of herself by taking friends to doctor appointments or anywhere else that was needed.  Nancy was a member of the Irene McSwain Sunday School Class and the Women’s Circle.  She served as former church coordinator for the nursery, served on the pulpit committee to Charles Carter, and served on various other committees.  She was devoted to her church and her Lord.  She was also devoted to her family and adored “my Aaron,” her son, and her grandchildren.  Nancy was a member of the Garden Club and a couple of Bridge Clubs.  She enjoyed working the voting polls and supporting her husband in all his duties to the community of Cherryville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Aaron Bernard Moss; siblings and their spouses, Hilbert Devine and Maxine, Marisel Allen and Bill, and Ruby Harden Phillips and Guy; brothers-in-law and their spouses, E.V. Moss and Frances and Dr. Tom Moss and Mary Louise.

Survivors include her son, David Lee Moss; grandchildren, Natalie Marie Moss and Jarvis Aaron Moss; brother-in-law, Joe Phillips; nieces and nephews, Mimi Mixen, Jeannie Metcalf, Frank Allen, Tommy Allen, Milton “Mick” Harden, Nancella Martin, Jan Boone, Guy Ann Summer, Mary Frances Moss, and Dr. Carol Bridges; and special friend and caregiver, Mitzi Quinn McSwain.

A graveside service will be held Monday, December 13, 2021 at 11 AM at City Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Vince Hefner officiating.

Nancy wished to express her deepest thanks to Mitzi for all the love and care she provided.

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Graveside Service

Monday, December 13, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery

300 E Church St, Cherryville, NC 28021

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