Annie Mae Scarborough Moses, 91, departed this life on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at her home in Newark, N. J. Born in Lee County on July 16, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Annie Wilson Scarborough. She attended the public schools of Lee County.
On November 28, 1937 she married Wallace Moses. To this union three children were born.
Annie joined St. James A. M. E. Church, Newark, N. J. where she was a faithful member for over 60 years. She was a member of the Happy Days (Senior Citizen) Center, and in May 1952, she joined the Progressive Club and the South Carolina Club which she loved.
She leaves to cherish her beautiful memories: one daughter, Martha L. Moses Benjamin of Bronx, N. Y.; one son, Wallace (Juanita) Moses, Jr. of Washington, D. C.; one brother, Joseph L. Scarborough of Capital Heights, MD; three sisters, Freddie Mae Durant of Lynchburg, Eliza B. Commander of Timmonsville and Gerthine Wilson of Washington, D. C.; one aunt, Eunice (Fred) Felix of Washington, D. C.; two-brothers-in-law, Robert Lee (Jessie Mae) Moses of Lynchburg and Reese Smith of Wilmington, N. C.; six grandchildren, Ronnie Benjamin, Yvonne Benjamin, Belinda Scott, Gregory (Loretta) Moses, Keisha Moses and Yolanda (James) Stutson; eight great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, her faithful health care aide, Rosie, and dear friends, Jake and Pearl Fulmore, Alberta Hill, Esteen Holly, Nancy Smith, Lil and Carol.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace Moses, Sr.; one daughter; three sisters, Thomasina Scarborough, Catherine Moses and Martha Ree Smith; and two brothers, John Henry Scarborough and Nathaniel Scarborough.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p. m., Saturday, October 8, 2011 from the Mt. Pleasant A. M. E. Church, 1800 Vista Lane, Lynchburg with the Rev. Ernest Brown, pastor, eulogist.
The family will receive friends at the home of her sister, Freddie Mae Durant 711 C C Road, Lynchburg..
The funeral procession will leave from the home of her sister at 1:20 p. m.
Floral bearers will be nieces.
Pall bearers will be nephews.
Burial will be in the Mt. Pleasant A. M. E. Church Yard Cemetery, Lynchburg