Barbara Alleene Atkins Moore, 76, of Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2011. She was a lifelong resident of Kingsport.
Today we celebrate the life of a loving mother, our best friend. As she watches over us from her heavenly home, we rejoice with her.
She was preceded in death by her son, Stephen Moore; husband, Hiram Moore; parents, William and Hettie Atkins; sisters, Mary and Ruby; and brothers, Billy Atkins and James Atkins.
Barbara is survived by her daughters, Sharron Huff and husband Danny, and Kathy Johnston and husband Larry, all of Kingsport, TN; son, Eric Moore, of Church Hill, TN; grandchildren, Amy Frey, Jason Huff, Brian Huff, Regina Perry, Kate Moore, and Preston Moore; eleven great-grand- children; sisters, Juanita McMurray, Lola Ray, Phyllis Norris, and Delores Darnell; brothers, Charles Atkins and Paul Atkins; and several nieces and nephews.
The family expresses their appreciation to Dr. Peter Platzer, Dr. Steven Butler and Dr. Mark Jenkins for the care and kindness shown to mother.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, December 27, 2011, at Tri-Cities Memory Gardens, with Rev. Mitch Whisnant officiating. Music will be provided by Susan Hoover, Jason Huff, and Brian Huff. Pallbearers will be grandsons and friends. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:55 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 4450 Walker Blvd, Suite 2, Knoxville, TN 37917.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Church Hill is serving the Moore family.