The funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler St., Oglethorpe, Georgia. The Reverend Coley Clark, Jr., pastor of Zion Grove Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in the New Home Baptist Church Cemetery, Butler Mill Road, Reynolds, Macon County, Georgia.
Emily was born November 4, 1953 in Macon County, Georgia to the late Emily Miller Davis and Claudie Davis, Jr. She was educated in the public school system of Macon County where she was a graduate of the historic D. F. Douglass High School. She was employed as a C.N.A. worker under the Mentally Disabled AABR District Council. She was a member of the Local Union No. 840. Emily Moye joined the organizing Department of District Council 1707, AFSCME in 2001. She quickly demonstrated the skills she learned with the Teamsters by how quickly she earned promotions to the Staff Organizer then to the Field Service Representative. She was later promoted Director of Home Care where she served until her retirement in 2012.
She also served on the board of the Home Care Employees Local 389 Health Care and Pension Fund where she dedicated her career to modernization. She was highly respected by both management and union board members. Her dedication to her members will always be fondly remembered.
Emily was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Charles Lester Moye Sr. and to this union they were blessed with one son, Lester.
She leaves to mourn her passing a beloved son, Charles Lester Moye, Jr., Jamaica, New York; three siblings, Estella Davis Kazinazruf, Gloria Davis Powell, and Gladys Davis, all of Oglethorpe, Georgia, and Ernest (Lucretia) Davis, Conyers, Georgia; mother-in-law, Charity Best Hardy, Milledgeville, New York; step-mother-in-law, Ola B. Moye, North Carolina; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jimmie (Bonetta) King, Virginia, Tommy (Ellen) Moye, Ayden, North Carolina, Johnny L. (Priscilla) Moye, Winterville, North Carolina, Donald (Kim) Ray, Henry (Jackie) Moye, of South Carolina, Oliver Moye and Laray (Jennifer) Hardy, of Tampa, Florida, Hector Hardy, New York, Joyce (Wayne) Grimes, and Celestine Moye, Winterville, North Carolina, and Angela Hardy (Leighton), Thompson, Virginia: and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends