SUFFOLK, VA – Priscilla Jennifer Galbraith Moore, age 97, formerly of Murfreesboro, passed away on Wednesday evening, March 17, 2021 at the Sentara Obici Hospital of Suffolk, VA.
Mrs. Moore was born on August 30, 1923 to Floyd Charles Galbraith and Abby Lamerau Galbraith in Somerset County, New Jersey. Jennifer was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister. She worked as an editor for the Roanoke Chowan News Herald for many years. She always had a keen eye for finding any mistakes. Jennifer also enjoyed working with the chamber of commerce. She was loved by many and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ivan Moore, and a son, Terry Moore.
Jennifer is survived by her two daughters, Lynn Jenkins and husband Walter, and Lisa Lucas; a son, Tom Moore and wife Gena; four grandsons, Tommy Moore, Walter Jenkins and wife Wendy, David Jenkins and wife Becky, and Stephen Lucas and wife Jennifer; two granddaughters, Angela Moore, and Karen Lucas; a brother, Chester “Chet” Galbraith, numerous great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 20, 2021, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro, NC.
A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at 2:00 pm at the Murfreesboro Baptist Church, Murfreesboro, NC, with Rev. Lane Bass officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Murfreesboro, NC.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to the Murfreesboro Baptist Church, 200 West Main Street, Murfreesboro, NC, 27855 or online by clicking here
Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Moore family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.
Jennifer was an exceptional lady who saw life as it is, but looked for the good in everyone. She was a woman of faith, humble in her actions and a faithful servant to her adopted hometown of Mufreesboro.
I miss you every day. I love you !
Tom, Lisa, and Lynn,
Condolences and sympathies in the passing of your Mom. She was a hard-working lady, like you Dad, and did some great reporting for the area in the newspaper. I will always remember your parents so faithful in helping getting Little League going in Murfreesboro and supporting the youth athletic programs in Murfreesboro and being there for all of us. I know it was not always easy. Prayers for you all and the family members. I regret not being able to see you all in Murfreesboro, living in Vermont and also having my wife’s 97-year old mother with us during pandemic.
Lisa, Tom,and Lynn, know that you are not alone in your loss. Some of my favorite summer memories growing up was when the Moore family came to visit us on July 4th!! Your Daddy would raise up in a beautiful song, usually a hymn if I remember correctly. I cherish those memories of days gone by. I saw Tom several years ago when he stopped by Suffolk Inrternational Truck on business of some sort, had a good chat with him. I regret that we won’t be coming to the visitation or memorial service on account of the Covid-19 mess. Your Mama was a special lady. God be with you all in the days ahead. Sincerely, Phil and Pam Neave
I remember meeting Jennifer the first time during one of the first watermelon festivals and she was always such a sweet and kind person to know. I am so sorry for your loss.
Jennifer was such a kind and generous person, with her time and many talents. She will be greatly missed. Prayers of comfort for family and friends.
Tom, Lisa & Lynn my heart is so sad for you guys. Such a sweet, smart, funny and gracious lady she was. Not a July 4th goes by that at least one of us brings up memories of The Moores. We love you and pray for strength to get you through this loss.
Jennifer lived her life to the fullest and was an inspiration to those who knew her. Our Deepest sympathy to the family.
A woman of great strength, independence, and intelligence, never slowing down in life, one of a kind, you will be missed!
We will miss you Grandmama.