William Frank Moody

Funeral services for William Frank Moody, 94, of Lucedale will be held July 16 at 12 noon at Crossroads United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held July 15 at 6 p.m. at the Crossroads United Methodist Church. Born August 7, 1926 in George County, he died July 11, 2021. He was devoted to his family and his children and grandchildren were the apple of his eye. His other loves included visiting with family and friends, hunting, fishing and working with his bees. He was well known for his honey. A WWII veteran and a member of Crossroads United Methodist Church, he retired over 30 years ago from Ingalls Shipyard where he was a Burner Foreman. He is survived by his sons, Doyle (Susan) Moody and Rickey Moody, both of Lucedale; his daughters, Charlotte (David) Conner of Lucedale and Frankie (Sa’id) Samman of Mobile; 9 grandchildren, Stephanie Kirkland of McHenry, Stephen (Pola) Moody of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Stacey (Becky) Moody of Perkinston, Jason (Michelle) Conner of Fairhope, Ala., Jeremy Conner of Lucedale, Dr. Jeana Conner (Adam) Mason of Lucedale, Melissa Moody of Colonial Beach, Va., Hannah (Kyle) Cline of Wichita Falls, Texas and Sahar Samman of New Albany, Ohio; 12 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 75 years, Betty Jean Woodard Moody; a son, William Larry Moody, daughter-in-law, Virginia Moody, grandson, Josh Samman; parents, Bud and Lucy Moody; two brothers, James T. “Peanut” Moody and Dalton “Dunk” Moody and three sisters, Minnie Bell Moody, Frances Woodard and Virginia “Tootsie” Cornelson. Officiating the services will be Rev. Eddie Davidson and Rev. David Collette. Interment with Military Honors will be held at Crossroads United Methodist Church Cemetery. George County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.