Mary Virginia Jean Abrams, 78, of Kennett, died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.
Born Nov. 30, 1930, in New Madrid, Mo., daughter of the late James L. Moody and Lorene Raines Moody, she was a member of Ely Baptist Church and was retired from Tri-County Health Care, where she served as a counselor.
Survivors include five sons, Mickey Boatwright and wife, Terry, Daniel Boatwright and Randy Edwards, all of Kennett, Keith Blades, of Houston, Texas and Wade Abrams, of Laurel, Ind.; three brothers, Jerry Moody, of Holcomb, Mo., Jimmy Moody and wife, Donna, of Kennett and Gary Moody and wife, Faye, of Paragould, Ark.; four sisters, Pauline Moore, Shelby Thurman and husband, Donnie and Betty Gattis and husband, Jackie, all of Kennett, and Sue Ballard, of San Diego, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Glenda Boatwright and two sisters, Lou Ella Moody and Clella Moody.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Wednesday, April 15, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 16, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.