Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Winnie Lee Moss


07/25/1923 - 04/24/2018


Winnie Lee Garrett Moss, age 94 of Hayesville passed away Tuesday April 24, 2018 at Murphy Rehab & Nursing.

Mrs. Moss was the daughter of the late Joseph Talmadge and Ethel Palmer Watts. Winnie graduated high school in the 11th grade. She worked at Wood Hardware in Andrews for over 30 years and the Older American Program in the US Forest Service. Winnie attended Marble Springs Baptist Church until her marriage to Everett Moss and then attended Downings Creek Baptist Church until her health declined. Winnie loved writing poetry, reading, gardening, flowers, holidays, going to the beach and most of all, she loved her family.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her first husband, John H. Garrett; brothers, Fred and Vincent Watts and sisters, Lillian Coffey (James), Marie Mintz (Jack), Janice Mintz (Wayne) and Edith, Mildred and Lucille Watts who died in infancy.

She is survived by her husband, Everett Moss of Hayesville; daughter, Leah Montez Sistrunk (Robert) of Young Harris, GA and many beloved nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, Friday April 27, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville. Rev. Zachary Orton will officiate. Pallbearers will be Nathan McLean, Kirk Mintz, John Mintz, Rick Moss, Peter Cook and Steve Orton.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 pm, Friday April 27, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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