Ruth Virginia (Tolbert) Moody

Born: Sun., Oct. 26, 1924
Died: Mon., Apr. 21, 2014


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 24, 2014
Location: McCommons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., Apr. 25, 2014
Location: McCommons Chapel

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Ruth Virginia Tolbert Moody

Ruth Virginia Tolbert Moody of Greensboro, GA passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 at Boswell Parker Health and Rehabilitation in Greensboro, GA at the age of 89. A lifelong resident of Greene County, she was born October 26, 1924 to the late Obie Columbus Tolbert and Nancy Ada Bryan Tolbert. She graduated from Greensboro High School in the class of 1942. On August 9, 1944 she married Robert Davidson Moody of Taliaferro County. During her working career she was a clerk at Interstate 5 & 10 and also worked for Discount Fabrics.  She was a member of Walker United Methodist Church of Greensboro.  Ruth was a wonderful mother and grandmother who was talented at sewing, gardening, crocheting and cooking. She also enjoyed taking trips to the mountains with her family.

Ruth is survived by three daughters, Virginia Moody of Greensboro, GA, Bonnie Dooley and husband Billy of Winder, GA and Nancy Adams and husband Paul of Augusta, GA; seven grandchildren, Christina Jones, Jo Nell Goss, Brian Dale Hulsey, Doug Conley, Travis Conley, Stuart Conley and Joan K. Caruso; nine great-grandchildren, Gregory Jones, Katie Conley, Taylor Conley, Ally Conley, Harrison Conley, Mason Conley, Jacob Hammock, Rowan Caruso and Olivia Caruso; sisters, Abbie Lee Scoggins of Greensboro, GA and Helen Wright of Blairsville, GA; brother, Comer Tolbert and wife Nona of Greensboro, GA; and a number of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Moody on November 5, 2006; a brother, Harold Tolbert; and two infant sisters.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. John Pike, Danny Jones and Comer Tolbert officiating. Interment will follow at Walker United Methodist Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Doug Conley, Travis Conley, Stuart Conley, Brian Dale Hulsey, Danny Jones and Gregory Jones. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014 and from 1:00 p.m. until time for the service, Friday at the funeral home. The family requests that any memorials be made to Walker United Methodist Church Building Fund, 2730 Walker Church Road, Greensboro, GA 30642. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.


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Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
You all are in our thoughts and prayers during your time of sorrow.
May God give you comfort, and peace in the coming days.

Deepest Sympathy,
Terry & Elaine Cantrell

Melanie Bryan Bufford
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
I have nothing but fond memories of this sweet sweet lady. What a reunion she is having right now with my parents and other friends and family with Jesus by their side! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family as they miss this wonderful lady.

Melanie and Buddy Bufford

Nell Duvall Magnus
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014

I wanted to let you know how sorry I am about the passing of your Mother. As you know we just lost our Mother a month ago so we know how you must feel. Please accept our greatest sympathies to you and your sisters.

Love in Christ,

   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
Jo Nell and families,
I am so sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet lady.
May the Lord comfort you during this sad time.
In deepest sympathy,
Carlene Noggle

dianne f. mckinley
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014
so sorry for your loss--she was a wonderful lady

Betty Jo Evans
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014

Dear Family,

God bless all of you at this time. Ruth was a lovely Lady.

Betty Jo Evans

   Posted Wed April 23, 2014
Nancy, so sorry to hear of your mothers passing.

Jill Pilcher
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014
Christina you and your family are in our prayers.
Forsyth County Department of Water & Sewer staff

Carolyn Bryan Taylor
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014
I am so sorry to read of cousin Ruth's death. She was a very sweet lady. You are in my thoughts and prayers.


Robert&Annette Dowdy
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014
We were so sadden to learn about Ruth. She was a wonderful lady with a smile for everyone and a laugh that made everyone happy. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

Jacqueline Caruso
   Posted Thu April 24, 2014


Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you! Love and hugs, Jeremy and Mary Caruso, Alyssa and Bill Payne , Jacqui Caruso

Bernadetta Caldwell
   Posted Thu April 24, 2014
Nancy, sorry for your loss, the Ft. Gordon Pxtra sends condolences and are keeping you in our prayers.

Tommy Pittard
   Posted Thu May 01, 2014
I sorry to hear about your mother. I thank-you being there when my father die.