Loretta T. Moak
Oct. 14, 1930 – April 27, 2019
NATCHEZ — Services for Loretta T. Moak, 88, of West Monroe, La., and formerly of Natchez, who died Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Ridgecrest Community Center in West Monroe, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with W.C. Hatten Jr. officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Moak was born Oct. 14, 1930. in Glenville, the daughter of Frank A. Taylor and Mary Emily Raggett Taylor.
She grew up in Oxford and later married there. She was a sports enthusiast — especially watching her son, Mike, play baseball and football. She began her career at the Brandon Law firm in Natchez and continued as a legal secretary or bookkeeper. Moak was a volunteer at Natchez Regional Hospital and served as their treasurer for a number of years. She was a faithful member at Salem Primitive Baptist Church and spending time with family was a joy in her life. The birth of her great-grandson in 2014, brought many hours of enjoyment to Loretta in her later years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Travis Moak; one son, Mike Moak; two brothers, W.E. Taylor and Wayne Taylor; and one sister, Mary Pearl Hendricks.
Survivors include one daughter, Cindy Lemoine and husband, Mike, of West Monroe; one granddaughter, Amanda Richmond and husband, Chris, of Calhoun, La.; three grandsons, Andrew Lemoine of Monroe, La., Michael Moak, and Scott Moak; one great- grandson, Connor Travis Richmond; one brother, James Linder Taylor of Natchez; one sister, Barbara Parks of Yazoo City; two sisters-in-law, Dovie Taylor of Natchez and Frances Taylor Prince and husband, Danny, of Madison; and a number of beloved nieces, nephews and their children and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Andrew Lemoine, Chris Richmond, Robert McClatchey, Joseph McClatchey, Dennis Parks and Jeff Taylor.
Memorials may be made to Salem Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Gene Lewis, 1508 Eastwood Rd., Natchez, MS 39120, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at lairdfh.com.