Mr. Charles Terry Moody, age 68, of Zebulon passed away Tuesday, July 7, at the Molena Nursing Home after an extended illness. He was born June 11, 1947, son of the late Rev. Charles L. and Betty Davis Moody. He graduated from Newton County High School in 1966, and Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in 1969. Before beginning his career in funeral service he worked for the Atlanta Fire Department. He was a funeral director for J. Cowan Whitley Funeral Home in Douglasville, Haisten’s Funeral Home in Jackson, and Tapp Funeral Home in Buford. In 1975, he opened Terry Moody Funeral Home in McRae. After moving to Pike County, he worked with his family at Moody Funeral Home in Zebulon. He was proud to have started the first volunteer ambulance service in Pike County in the early 80's and worked there for many years. In the early 90’s he managed the Flint River Baptist Camp Ground in Griffin. He enjoyed tinkering on a number of different projects, and reading. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Tony Moody and brother-in-law, Jimmy Peugh.
He is survived by his children and their spouses: Susan and Kelly Mallard of Griffin, Chip and Shondi Moody of Griffin, and Joy and Rev. Burt Parker of Concord; 22 grandchildren; brothers, a sister and their spouses: Rev. Ted and Elaine Moody of Zebulon, Becky and Carl Coleman of McDonough, and Terrell and Sherri Moody of Zebulon; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 10, at 6 p.m., in the chapel of Moody-Daniel Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Moody officiating. Friends may visit the family on Friday, from 4-6 p.m., and then again after the service at the funeral home. A private family committal service will be held later. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Grace Family Baptist Church, 130 Northlake Drive, Peachtree City, GA 30269, in memory of Terry. Moody-Daniel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.