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Margaret Ella Moran

March 17, 1929 — October 16, 2022

Margaret Ella Farthing Moran, 93, of Sophia, WV went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 16, 2022 with her loving family by her side.

Born March 17, 1929 in Big Stick, WV she was the daughter of the late Hubert Franklin and Rebecca Florence Herndon Farthing.

Margaret was a proud graduate from Mark Twain High School, retired from working in sales, was a loyal member of the Sophia First Baptist Church, and enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is preceded in death by husband, Calvin Lee Moran; brothers, Gerald Blaine “Jerry” Farthing, Louis Dale “Sonny” Farthing, William J. “Bill” Farthing, Hubert Franklin “Buddy” Farthing, Jr., and Robert “Bobby” Farthing; sisters, Betty Johnson, Mary Farthing Moran, Evelyn Jean Henderson, and Dorothy Beddingfield; and a great-grandson, Randy Lee Shelton.

Those left to cherish her wonderful and loving memory include daughters, Patricia Nowak (Robert), Pamela Cannoy, and Tammy Shelton (Ronald); son, Jeffrey Moran; grandchildren, Tess Cannoy, Jim Cannoy, Shane Cannoy Jeremy Shelton, Joshua Shelton, Summer Chapman, and Baylor Moran; great-grandchildren, Amanda Campbell, Cody Hiironen, Ryan Hiironen, Annabelle Lee Cannoy, Tristian Cannoy, Tyler Cannoy, and Lyhima Cannoy; great-great-grandchildren, Gabriel Campbell, Amoura Swain and Dylan Campbell; and sisters, Linda Hill (Steve) and Sharon Lou Graziolli.

Graveside service with burial to follow will be 1:00 P.M. On Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Prosperity, WV with Pastor Wayne Nutter officiating.

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Arrangements were made by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.
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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

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