Byrne Culwell Moody, 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 21, 2013 at his home in Azle.
Services were held Tuesday at The First United Methodist Church in Azle, 200 Church St, Azle under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home. Interment: Springtown Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Cook Children’s Hospital or a charity of your choice.
Byrne C. or “B.C.” was born November 6, 1921, in Azle to Gilliam Byrne Moody and Beulah Culwell Moody. He was the third of four children, including Margaret Moody Hankins, Ruby Moody Sears and Ed Frazier Moody. He married Joyce Gilley on October 5, 1945, at First United Methodist Church in Fort Worth. Mr. Moody was honorably discharged from the Army Air Corps in 1943 on a medical discharge and was then appointed as rural mail carrier for the City of Azle. Upon retirement, he ranched in Parker, Erath, and Hamilton counties before returning to Azle in 2004. Byrne C. was active in the Azle Volunteer Fire Department, Azle Lions Club, Ash Creek Cemetery Association, Azle Civic League, and a lifetime member of Azle First United Methodist Church with a dual-membership with Silver Creek United Methodist Church. He was a 50 year member of the Azle Masonic Lodge. Byrne C. was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Joyce G. Moody; children, Kathryn and Dudley Jones, David Byrne Moody, Lee Ann and Micheal Jordan, and Linda Overstreet; brother, Ed Frazier Moody and wife, Patsy Stroud Moody; grandchildren, Amanda and Sean Hope, Laura and Daniel Montgomery, Angela and Ryan Karnes, Sarah and Scott Donathan, and Timothy Byrne Jordan; great-grandchildren, Connor Scott Donathan, Allison Nicole Webster, Emma Rose Montgomery, Chase Alexander Hope, Carol Joy Montgomery, Evan James Karnes, Cage Byrne Donathan, and Pria Brynne Hope; also many cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.
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