Mollie Moore Deans, age 100, departed this life on Thursday, August 6, 2015. She was born in Nash County, NC on February 13, 1915, she was the daughter of the late James Waverly Moore and Savannah Cockrell Moore. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Randolph Deans.
Mrs. Deans was an integral part of automobile, R.V. and truck businesses she and her husband founded and successfully operated. She was a life long member of Red Oak United Methodist Church. She graduated from Red Oak High School and became very active in her community and was a star performer in the Red Oak Cracker Jacks show group. She was an avid traveler who toured 49 states and 20 countries in recreational vehicles.
The beloved matriarch is survived by a son and a daughter, William Ronald Deans of Pineola, NC and Barbara Ray Deans of Red Oak. She is also survived by her two grandchildren, Dr. William R. Deans, Jr. of Rocky Mount and David Spruill Deans of Raleigh, NC; and her eight great-grandchildren, William Thomas Deans, Carolyn Marie Deans, Lauren Elizabeth Deans, Paul Griffin Deans, John Randolph Deans, Richard McAlister Deans, Susan Malia Deans and David Lewis Deans.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 2:00pm in the Chapel of Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount NC 27804 with Reverend David Joyner officiating. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service.
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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Red Oak United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 66, Red Oak, NC 27868.
Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com