|January 21, 1925 – December 31, 2014|
Friday, January 9, 2015
Saturday, January 10, 2015
First Baptist Church
Christine Ray Moses was born January 21, 1925 in Swan Lake, Mississippi to the late Joe Eddie and Lillie Virginia Branson. She made her heavenly transition on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Saint Thomas Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anderson Moses and her sisters and brothers; Ella Mae, Ida Lee, Louise, Arlena, Lillie Pearl, Joe Jr., Tom, Jimmy Lynn, Reotha, B.W., Lloyd, and Reotha.
Christine accepted Christ early in life and faithfully continued to serve the Lord throughout her years. She attended Liberty Baptist Church and later joined The Seventh Day Adventist Church in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Christine Ray Moses was educated in the Tallahatchie County School System in Swan Lake, Mississippi. She married Anderson Moses on January 1, 1946 and together they raised 6 children; Cynthia Ruth Moses (deceased), Anderson Moses, Jr. (deceased), Kattie Mae (Carl) Dowdy, Vanessa Maxine Lawrence, Gloria Anita Moses, and Clyde Ray Moses (deceased).
Christine was a homemaker until the Moses family moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1965 where she became a laborer. She was a faithful member of Obedient Baptist Church then later joined Prince of Peace Baptist Church where she was very active in the choir, the Mother’s Board and she also conducted a weekly Bible Study. Throughout her years in Chicago she served her family and friends with love and generosity. There was never anyone in her sight that went without. She was truly a Woman of God who labored before the Lord in prayer for her family.
In 2004, Christine moved from Chicago, Illinois to Murfreesboro, Tennessee were she became a member of True Victory Outreach Church. Her wisdom and love overwhelmed everyone she came into contact with. Christine is survived by her sister, Rose Taylor and Henrietta Miles, and her brother’s Albert Ray and W.T. Ray.
Mrs. Christine Ray Moses was blessed to have 11 grandchildren, 31 great- grandchildren, 13 great great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.