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Mrs. Virginia "Jinner" Watkins Moore

March 22, 1928 ~ November 25, 2017 (age 89)

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia “Jinner” Watkins Moore, age 89 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 25, 2017.  Mrs. Moore was born in Pendergrass, Georgia a daughter of the late George Turner Watkins and the late Essie Brown Watkins.  Mrs. Moore was a lifelong member of Center Grove Baptist Church and at the time of her death was the oldest living Church Member.  Mrs. Moore was a retired Seamstress, loved flowers and gardening, was a great cook and loved her Church and her Church Family.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Moore is preceded by two brothers, Homer and Douglas Watkins, three sisters, Reba Thompson, Dot Kent and Neta Watkins.  A son, William Dwight Kent and two husbands, Thurston W. Kent and Joseph B. Moore.


Survivors include a son, Darrell G. Kent and his wife Carol of Hoschton, one sister, Sybil W. Highfield and her husband Billy of Lula.  Three grandchildren, Danielle Cross, Brandon Kent and Amber Hawkins.  Four great grandchildren, Sophia Cross, Liam Cross, Decland Hawkins and Scarlett Hawkins.  Two step sons, Barry Moore and his wife Mary Jean of Maysville, and Gary Moore of Maysville.  Sister in law, Nellie Watkins of Maysville, and brother in law Shelton Kent of Maysville.  Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.


Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverend David Brown officiating with burial to follow in the Center Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.  Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are Brandon Kent, Randy Ragan, Scotty Webb, Joe Anderson, Ray Anderson and Dwight Langford.  The family will receive friends 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 28, 2017,  prior to the service at the funeral home.  Flowers are optional, those desiring may make memorials in memory of Mrs. Moore to the Center Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 5154 Pond Fork Church Road, Pendergrass, Georgia  30567.


Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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Charitable donations may be made to:

Center Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund
5154 Pond Fork Church Road, Pendergrass GA 30567

 Service Information

November 28, 2017

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549

Funeral Service
November 28, 2017

2:00 PM
Chapel of Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA 30549

Interment following funeral service
November 28, 2017

Center Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
5154 Pond Fork Church Road
Pendergrass, GA 30567

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