Chester Moody

The Angelic Hosts came for Chester Moody, a Fairfield resident, in the Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 among loving family and devoted friends. Viewing will be held Friday, Aug. 25 at Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home from 1-7 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m. in the New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 371 FM 1580, Fairfield, with Pastor Wendell Blair, True Vine Holiness Baptist Church, Dallas, officiating. Interment will be in the New Zion Cemetery.
Moody was born April 16, 1946 in Palestine to Clinton Moody, Sr. and Ella Mae Moody Lee. He was the third of four children and accepted Christ at an early age in the New Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Chester graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Teague with the Class of 1962. Chester and Ezra Turner were married and to this union two children were born: Chester Moody, Jr. and James Shelton Moody.
Moody was employed by the Sheraton Hotel of Dallas and later relocated to Los Angeles, Calif. where he held a position with Jersey Maid Milk Co.
Preceded Chester in death are his parents Clinton Moody, Sr. and Ella Mae Moody Lee and a brother, William Moody.
Survivors include sons: Chester Moody, Jr., Dallas and James Shelton Moody and wife, Deborah, Duncanville; Grandchildren: Brittany Nichole Moody and James Shelton Moody,II, Duncanville; Brothers: Lonnie Moody and Clinton Moody and wife: Kathy, all of Dallas; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home, 406 Monroe Street, Teague is serving the Moody family. Visit to sign the guest book and light a candle.