Myra Joan Moats, 59, a lifelong resident of Reliance, passed away in a Chattanooga hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012.
She was born on Feb. 17, 1953, a daughter of the late Elbert Owens.
She was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by a brother Bobby Owens.
She is survived by her mother, Mary Owens of Cleveland; son, Terry Moats of North Carolina; brothers: Billy Owens of Reliance and Eddy Owens of Chattanooga; and one sister, Mary Quarles of Chickamauga, Ga.; two grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family members.
A memorial service is planned for Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at the Ocoee Baptist Church at 2 p.m., on York Road in Benton, with the Rev. Jerry Walden and the Rev. Willford Wright officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church prior to the memorial service.
A private interment will take place in the Greasy Creek Cemetery at a later date.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Myra and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service of Cleveland and the Cody family are honored to assist the Moats family with these arrangements.