James Thomas Moss

Born: Tue., May 6, 1924
Died: Fri., Jan. 4, 2013

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James Thomas Moss, age 88, of Greensboro, GA, died Friday, January 4, 2013 at Boswell Parker Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Oxford, GA on May 6, 1924 he was the son of the late Thomas Frank Moss and Cassie Mae Harper Moss. He attended Palmer Stone School in Oxford. During World War II, from 1943 to 1946 he honorably served his country in the United States Army in Iceland and New Foundland refueling planes. James spent most of his life in Greensboro and worked for Atlanta Union Point Trucking Company which later became Meadows Trucking Company. He also worked for Vantress Farms in White Plains which was later bought out by Tyson. Like his father he always enjoyed watching trains and airplanes.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-four years, Nora Bell Moss and a brother, John W. Moss. James is survived by a sister, Mae Moss Piland of Union Point, GA; a brother, Lanier Moss of Atlanta, GA; and nieces, Janet Sisk of Union Point, GA and Barbara Gunn of Madison, GA.

Graveside Services will be held Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at Oxford Historical Cemetery, Hwy 81 (Emory Street), Oxford, GA 30054 with Rev. Dennis Garner and Rev. Harry Michael officiating. The service was concluded with military honors provided by the United States Army soldiers from Fort Gordon, GA. The family will receive friends from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m Saturday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Nancy Pursley
   Posted Sat January 05, 2013
He was a wonderful man. The only Grandfather I knew.

Jason and Amanda Futrelle Fleeman
   Posted Sat January 05, 2013
The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Thomas & Donna Vandiver
   Posted Sat January 05, 2013
In deepest sympathy.

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Sat January 05, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Joyce V, Kennedy
   Posted Sat January 05, 2013
God is Good

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Sat January 05, 2013
You are in out thoughts and prayers. Brenda Lindsey and Family

Judith Rosalyn V Warnick
   Posted Sun January 06, 2013
Moss was a very nice man and a good husband to Aunt Mora Bell. I know they will spend forever in heaven together.

Paige Hubbard
   Posted Sun January 06, 2013
My thoughts and prayers go out to Ms. Mae and Mr. Lanier and family. I grew up living next door to Mr. Moss and Mrs. Nora Bell. These two fine people would do anything in the world for you. I worked at the nursing home for a while when Mr. Moss was there. He will greatly missed by his family and the staff that took care of him everyday. I pray that God will be with you during your time of loss and grieve. Sincerely, Paige Arwood-Hubbard

Lester Bryan
   Posted Sun January 06, 2013
Prayers and sympathy for Lanier and family.

sandra jordan
   Posted Mon January 07, 2013
So sorry for your loss.May God comfort you during this time.j7

Faye Jones Burt
   Posted Mon January 07, 2013
Sorry to hear of your families loss Lanier. you are in my thoughts and prayers. E- mail me some time. Stellaburt@yahoo.com