Elnora Moody was born October 13, 1929, in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Samuel Evans and Elmira Porter. Elnora was an only child who was loved and cherished by her parents. Her husband Edward G. Moody, stepson Edward Harris and grandson Garcia M. Moody preceded her in death.
Elnora received her formal education in the public schools of Baltimore City, graduating from Dunbar High School. While at Dunbar, she met the love of her life Edward Grant Moody. 2 years after finishing school, they were married, and God blessed their union with two sons Glen Moody and Phillip Moody of Baltimore, Maryland. After graduating high school, Elnora went to work at the Montgomery Ward Department Store in the foodservice area until she landed a job with Baltimore City Crossing Guards as a school safety crossing guard. S he faithfully worked her post at PS74, Saint Bernards Catholic School & Abboston Elementary. She cherished the smiles she saw on the children's faces as they greeted her on their way to and from school each day. She retired from Baltimore City Crossing Guards on June 29, 1989 after 30 years of service.
In her spare time, she worked diligently as an independent consultant selling JR Watkins Natural Products, Stanley Products, handmade pocketbooks. She loved to travel. She was always up for a bus trip. She spent time sewing and gardening. She had quite the green thumb and was always so proud to show off her tomatoes, peppers, and squashes.
Elnora accepted Christ at an early age and was always involved in the church; she loved serving the Lord, she was a faithful Deaconess for many years at United Baptist Church of Baltimore. Later changing her affiliation to Faith Baptist Church, she was active on the missionary board, visiting the sick until she could no longer drive herself.
On the evening of Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at Bayview Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, Elnora Moody earned her wings and entered the loving arms of our Lord.
She leaves to cherish her memory two adult children Glen and Phil (Patricia); daughter in-law Patricia Moody and ex. daughter in-law Tamera Boyd of Baltimore, Maryland; four grandchildren, Yolanda Moody, Tonya Toney (Marshall), Jeanne Moody, and Shawn Moody; eight great grandkids, Kayla Johnson, Madison Toney, Marshall Toney II, Ricky Smith, Marcellous Smith, Tenaj Moody, Andre’ Moody, and Christian Moody; one great-great granddaughter, Sha’miya Moody and a host of wonderful family, friends, and neighbors who will truly miss her.
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