Henriette "Jeddie" (Kirby) Moss

Born: Sun., Sep. 28, 1947
Died: Wed., Mar. 6, 2019


12:30 PM to 1:30 PM, Sat., Mar. 09, 2019
Location: New Hope Baptist Church

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Mar. 09, 2019
Location: New Hope Baptist Church

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Henriette “Jeddie” Kirby Moss, a resident of West Columbia and Gaston, SC, died at home peacefully in Gaston, SC, on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Mrs. Moss was born on September 28, 1947 in Columbia, SC. At the time of her passing she was married to Timothy O. Moss, a still current resident of Gaston, SC, and had been for 47 years. She was the daughter of William C. Kirby (b. 1911) and Margueritte B. Shull (b. 1915), both of whom preceded her in death. She was also predeceased by her brother, William “Billy” Kirby Jr. Jeddie resided in West Columbia, SC most of her life. She was named after her paternal grandmother, Jeddie Leona Fields (b. 1875 in Philadelphia, PA who migrated to South Carolina). Jeddie spent her childhood being raised amongst many of her aunts, uncles and cousins along Raleigh St. in old West Columbia. Jeddie’s mother (Margueritte) had complications during her labor with Jeddie, resulting in Jeddie being raised in her early years of her life by her maternal grandmother, Bessie Catherine Buff Shull (b. 1880) of whom she was very fond. Jeddie was an avid baker and was well known for her pound cakes. She also enjoyed gardening and had a special fondness and talent for growing rose bushes. Jeddie learned to play the piano at an early age and played it throughout her adulthood. Jeddie was also a dedicated school bus driver for Lexington County School District Four for many years. Surviving is her husband, Timothy O. Moss of Gaston, SC who lovingly cared for her at home during her last months. Surviving children include, Linda Moss Ellisor (Troy Ellisor), Stephanie C. Moss and Phillip A. Moss. Surviving grandchildren Breanna WingardCarlie Crocker, and Kobie Ellisor. Surviving Great-Granddaughter Loralei Grace Ann Crocker.  Visitation will be held at New Hope Baptist Church located outside of South Congaree at 3254 Princeton RoadWest Columbia, S.C. 29170 oMarch 9, 2019 from12:30 PM to 1:30 PM.  Following the visitation, services will be held at 2:00 PM at New Hope Baptist Church with burial following at Elmwood Cemetery and Gardens located at 501 Elmwood Avenue, Columbia SCIn lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the American Rose Society in her memory (https://www.rose.org/donate). 

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Richard and Linda Moss
   Posted Fri March 08, 2019
Dear Tim, Linda, Stephanie, and Phillip

We are thinking of you in this time of sadness. We share your grief. Henriette was a part of our extended Moss family and she will be missed. We will treasure our memories of her and all of you. Our love to all of you.

   Posted Mon March 11, 2019
May Jehovah God sustain you at this time of such great loss. Psalm 34:18,19 "Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit."

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