Margaret Ballew Moore

Published 4:12 pm Friday, May 3, 2013

Margaret Ballew Moore passed away April 26, 2013. Born in Asheville, NC of Vivian Briggs Ballew and Elkton Gillette Ballew April 6, 1923. She grew up in Tryon and lived many years in Westfield, MA; Morristown, TN; and Asheville, NC. She resided with her son Darrel (Kay) in Tryon the past 8 years. In her long life she has been a wife, loving mother, business woman, an active volunteer in community organizations where she lived, and a square dancer extraordinaire.

Predeceasing her was her husband of almost 69 years. She is survived by two sons, Darrel (Kay) of Tryon, Gregory of Asheville; a sister Sarah Jane O’Berry  (Walter) of Jacksonville; a brother, James of Asheville; two grandchildren, Colin (Angela) of Franklin and Lillette of Wilmington; two great grandchildren, Jackson and Ayla of Franklin; and several nieces and nephews. She was loved by everyone who knew her and will be missed.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date at the home. Contributions in her honor may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, NC 28722.

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