Petersburg Observer, dated May 2, 1947

Thomas Jefferson (Jeff) Moody, eighty-seven years old and a painting contractor in Petersburg for many years, died Saturday Apr. 19 at his home in Palmyra. He had lived there about two years, having moved there from this city after retiring from active work.

Mr. Moody was born in Missouri, but spent most of his life in this community. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Clara Buckholz of Palmyra; Mrs. Helen Buckholz of Brighton; Mrs. Ethel Hayes of Kampsville; Mrs. Leona Eckley of Brighton; three sons, D.L. Moody of Godfrey; Jesse Moody of Little Rock and Harold of Petersburg; his wife, Mrs. Grace Moody, and a number of grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday April 22 at Palmyra and burial was in the cemetery at Hettick.

Transcribed by:John Feagans

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