Alma Adams Moates, 89, resident of Morningside Assisted Living, wife of C.L. “Charlie” Moates, Sr., died March 10, 2014 at Hospice House.
Born in Rossville, GA, August 6, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Earnest P. and Freda Carolyn Thomas Adams. Mrs. Moates was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ringgold, GA and the Hutcheson Medical Center Auxiliary in Ft. Oglethorpe, GA.
Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, Charles L. “Chuck” Moates, Jr. and wife Alice-Ann of Greenwood; a daughter, Judy C. Moates of Jacksonville, FL; two grandchildren, David C. Moates of Charlotte, NC and Laura Moates Bernstein and husband Gavin of Americus, GA; two great-grandchildren, Madison L. Moates and Myer A. Bernstein; two sisters, Alice A. Hill of Signal Mountain, TN and Ernestine A. Templeton and husband Lewis of Rossville, GA and a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be conducted 2:00 PM Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the First Baptist Church in Ringgold, GA with Dr. Bruce Sloan officiating.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 7611 Nashville Street, Ringgold, GA 30736 or to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.
For online condolences visit www.blythfuneralhome.com.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Moates family.