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Rosalee Head Moore

Rosalee Head Moore, age 101, Flag Pond, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at her daughter’s residence. She was a native of Unicoi County and lived most of her life in Flag Pond. Rosalee is a daughter of the late Herbert and Catherine Bennett Head.

She was of the Christian Faith. Rosalee was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and canning. Rosalee was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She adored all her grand-babies and showered them with love and affection.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Charles Arthur Moore in 2003; one daughter, Fay McCranie in 2016; three brothers: Luther, James and Herman Head; one sister, Ruth Phillips; son-in-law, Topper Rice.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, five children: Patricia Stephenson (Tony), Unicoi, Barbara V. Giep (John), Flag Pond, Ernie Moore (Barbara Sue), Spivey Community, David Ellis Moore (Tina), Johnson City and Bonnie Rice, Flag Pond; one son-in-law, Tommy McCranie, Flag Pond; one brother, Donald Head, OK; one sister, Margaret Lane, Olney, IL; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Craig Shelton will officiate at the 7:00 PM funeral service. Committal will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday in the Garland Cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Everyone is asked to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 AM on Monday to go in procession to the cemetery.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Moore family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at

Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Moore family.  (423) 743-1380.