Graveside services for Mayme Lorene Alsobrooks Moss will be held Saturday, February 10, 2024, at 11 a.m. at The Alsobrooks Cemetery in Erin, Tennessee. Nave Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Moss passed away Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024, at Northpoint Health & Rehab in Meridian, Mississippi, where she had resided after the death of her husband in 2012. Her nieces, Penny and Gayle, were her dedicated caretakers.
Mrs. Moss, 99, was born on September 19, 1924, in Erin, Tennessee, to James Isham Alsobrooks and Retha Ann Hudson Alsobrooks.
Mrs. Moss dedicated her adult life to teaching children working 34 years as an English teacher and guidance counselor. She began her teaching career in Houston County at the Tennessee Ridge Elementary School then the Metropolitan-Nashville Public School System. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Education at Austin Peay State University and a Master of Arts in Education at George Peabody College, then went on to complete one year of post-graduate at Peabody and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She was a life member of the National Education Association. She was a member of the American Association of University Women, Delta Kappa Gamma Teacher Society, Royal Order of the Eastern Star Clairborne Chapter #144, The Woman’s Club of Nashville, The United Daughters of the Confederacy, and Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a member of Belmont United Methodist Church and attended Erin United Methodist Church for many years. Following her retirement from teaching, Mrs. Moss served as an affiliate broker with the Tennessee Real Estate Commission for many years.
Mrs. Moss had a love of oil painting and playing the piano.
She is survived by her brother, James Thomas “Tom” Alsobrooks of Meridian, MS; her nieces, Penny Alsobrooks Randall and her husband, David, of Meridian, MS, and Gayle Alsobrooks of Fairhope, AL; her nephew, James Alsobrooks and his wife, Wendie, of Meridian, MS; Dan Alsobrooks and Bret Alsobrooks and his wife, Teresa, of Erin, TN; many great nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.
She was proceeded in death by her husband, Eugene D. Moss, her parents, and her brother, Billy “Beck” Alsobrooks and his wife, Barbara.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Erin United Methodist Church.