Arliss Dean Moore

December 30, 2012 

Arliss Dean Moore was born May 15, 1931, the daughter of the late Roy Dean Sr. and Lacy Hamm Dean. Arliss was a 1950 graduate of Hugh Morson High School and attended North Carolina State University studying interior design.

She was preceded in death by her son, Ralph Moore III (Ricky) and her husband, Ralph Moore, Jr. She and Ralph shared a beautiful life together and together in their business, Arliss Interiors, Inc. Arliss was active in many civic organizations such as the Junior Woman’s Club, Civinetts, Quota Club, Shrinettes and was elected in to Who’s Who in North Carolina in 1973.

Arliss is survived by her grandchildren, Paxton Moore and Elizabeth Ashley Moore; sisters, Joan Johnson, Linda Wilson and her husband Stewart, Carol Wilson and husband Steve; brothers, Roy Dean, Jr and his wife Glenda, Tony Dean and his wife Virginia, Dale Dean and his wife Olivia. She is also survived by her sisters in-law, Barbara M. Liney, Betty Jo Spence and Linda M. Shaffner; brothers in –law, Jack D. Moore and Larry Moore as well as many loving nieces and nephews. Family was a treasure in Arliss’ and Ralph’s life. She was adored by her family and will be greatly missed.

Funeral Service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, December 31, 2012 at Hayes Barton Baptist Church. Entombment will follow in the Lakeview Mausoleum at Montlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

The family wishes to express their appreciation to Dr. Mitchell Hardison and his wife, Mary Ann as well Anne Jeanblanc.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Hayes Barton Baptist Church, 1800 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27608.

Arrangements are by Montlawn Funeral Home, 2911 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, N.C. Condolences may be made at

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