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Lela Moseley

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Saturday, February 19, 1944 - Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Mrs. Lela Durden Moseley of Hartford went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at her home following an extended illness. She was 69.


Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, November 15, at Hartford Baptist Church with Rev. Bruce Spivey, Rev. Chris Kroll and Dr. Scott Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Hartford City Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing. Mrs. Moseley will be placed in the church one hour prior to service time. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 6 until 8 p.m.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hartford Baptist Church, 105 E. Burch St. Hartford, AL 36344.


Mrs. Moseley was born in Geneva County on February 19, 1944 to the late Eamer Edward and Myrtle Yates Durden. Lela retired in June, 2005 from Civil Service, Fort Rucker after several years of dedicated service.  A faithful servant of Christ, Lela was baptized on April 25, 1954 at Hartford Baptist Church where she was a lifelong member and taught Sunday school in the Children's Department for several years as well as GA's.  In addition, she assisted on several church committees and was serving as Secretary of the Sunday school department and Church Clerk until February of 2011.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Eddie Durden, as well as mother and father-in-law, P.L. and Haskew Moseley, who loved her like a daughter.


She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Jerry Moseley of Hartford; two sons and daughters-in-law: Phil and Jennifer Moseley, along with grandsons Patric and Jack of Wicksburg and Darin and Lisa Moseley, along with granddaughters Abigail of Hartford and Melissa of Troy; three sisters and brothers-in-law: Editha and Glen Chesser of Defuniak Springs, FL, Sonja and Mac Donnell of Bellwood and Freda and Don Chancy of Auburn; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.


The family would like to thank her many caregivers for their love and care, with a special thanks to Amy Hendrix and Malvia Kirkland.  The family would also like to express their appreciation to Dr. Paola Reese Bass, Gentiva Home Health Care and Gentiva Hospice.

Funeral Service

Date: Friday, November 15, 2013



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Sue, Ron & Natalie Thompson

We were saddened to learn of Lela's passing. We offer our condolences for your loss.

Jennifer Williams

I am so very sorry for your loss. I will always have very fond memories of Lela. She was one of the sweetest people I have ever known, always with the best smile and a kind word. A fine example for us all to live by.

Cheryl Hatfield McDaniel

Jerry, I just wanted to say Mrs. Lela was a precious friend. So sorry for your loss, but Praise God she is in Heaven with her Savior. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care and know that you are Loved. Cheryl

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