MARTINSVILLE ---- Patricia Ann Moody, 70, of Martinsville, passed away at 11 a.m. July 24, 2004 at Greenwood Health & Living Center.
Born July 3, 1934 in Martinsville, she was the daughter of George Stierwalt and LaVina (Warren) Stierwalt Hite. Her step-father was Otis Hite. On June 6, 1953 she married the Rev. Jimmy Joe Moody, who preceded her in death June 4, 1994.
She was most recently working at Learning Land Infants & Toddlers in Martinsville, and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Waverly Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and was a missionary to the Indiana State Girl's School for nearly 25 years. She also served as church secretary. She was a graduate of Paragon High School Class of 1952.
Survivors include: her mother LaVina (Warren) Stierwalt Hite of Martinsville; one son Stephen J. Moody of Martinsville; one daughter Shelly Clendenen of Martinsville; three grandchildren, Staci and James Moody and Joe Clendenen; and one great-grandson Trenton James Moody.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Jimmy Joe Moody, her father George Stierwalt, her step-father Otis Hite, and one daughter Sally Rene Moody.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Waverly Baptist Church, Martinsville with the Rev David Ball officiating. Burial will be at Friendship Park Cemetery in Paragon.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday at Neal & Summers Mortuary, Martinsville and one hour prior to service Friday at the Waverly Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to a children's charity c/o Neal & Summers Mortuary, 110 E. Poston Road, Martinsville 46151 or to the Missionary Fund, Waverly Baptist Church, 7225 Old St. Rd. 37N, Martinsville, Ind., 46151.