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1934 Elder 2020

Elder Spencer Moore, Sr.

November 14, 1934 — July 28, 2020


Elder William Spencer “Spunk” Moore, Sr., age 85, passed away at Bryan County Health & Rehab Center on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.  Elder Moore was born in Pembroke to the late Winton Spencer and Dorothy Lee Stephens Moore on November 14, 1934. He served in the National Guard and retired with 34 years of service with the Department of Materials and Research as a transportation engineer.  Elder Moore was ordained in 1970 and served as Elder of Fellowship Primitive Baptist Church in Stilson for 20 years.  He later served as Elder of Sunlight and Beards Creek Primitive Baptist Churches, Cornerstone Church and Pembroke Christian Church. His last charge as Elder was at Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church in Kite, GA.   Elder Moore was the former chaplain of Pineland Mental Health and the Engineers Association.  He was a 53 year member of Alcoholics Anonymous and was an Independent Alcohol and Drug Counselor for many years.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Betty Josey Moore and son, Steven D. Moore.

Survivors include his son, William Spencer Moore, Jr. of Zachary, LA; five grandchildren, Brian and Krista Moore of Pembroke, Greg Moore of Hudson, FL, Madison Moore of Atlanta and Samantha Moore of Statesboro.

Friends will have the opportunity to pay their respects 2-7 P.M. Friday, July 31, 2020 p.m. at Flanders Morrison Funeral Home. Due to COVID-19 the funeral home will limit the amount of guest at one time and ask that guest practice social distancing as well.  Face mask are not mandatory but are strongly recommended.

Graveside service will be held 11 A.M. Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Northside Cemetery with Elder Steve Taylor officiating.

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Flanders Morrison Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for Elder William Spencer “Spunk” Moore, Sr.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, July 31, 2020

2:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Flanders Powell Funeral Home

197 S College St, Pembroke, GA 31321

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Graveside Service

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Northside Cemetery


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