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1015 West 5th Street

Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870




Alice Moseley Gums, “MEMA”, 97, of 726 Raleigh Street, Roanoke Rapids, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Gums was born October 11, 1919, in Halifax County to the late Curtis and Elizabeth Harris Moseley. She was a weaver at the Roanoke No. 2 mill for many years. She really enjoyed cooking for her family and friends and having them over for fun and fellowship.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Maylon Gums and her brothers Woodrow, Clarence, Donald and William Moseley and her sister, Dorothy Moseley Artese.

Mrs. Gums is survived by her daughter, Sandra Gums Inge and husband Earl. Her grandchildren and her great grandchildren whom she loved dearly. Lisa Inge Burgwyn and husband Griff of Greenville, NC and their children Blair and Tyler Burgwyn; Earl Hardy Inge Jr., wife Debbie of Virginia Beach, Va. and their children Jacob and Jordan Inge; and Timothy Cecil Inge of Cary, NC. She is also survived by her sister Patricia Felts and husband Ronald of Jacksonville, Fl., sister in law Mae Gums of Tarboro, N.C., Jerry and Grace Moseley and their family and the cousins, nieces and nephews from the Moseley and Gums families who were so special to her.

Mrs. Gums was also blessed with a wonderful church family at Calvary Baptist Church where she enjoyed attending for over 60 years. Other special people in her life were Dr. Gerardo Maradiaga, Nurse Betty Hall, Nurse Cheri Parnell, her special friend and Sunday School Teacher, Martha Wilson and her special friend Brenda Jenkins, who was always available to care for her when needed.

Funeral Services will held at 3 P.M. Sunday, February 26 at Calvary Baptist Church, 1505 Bolling Road in Roanoke Rapids with Pastor Randy Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Cedarwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 2 P.M. until 3 P.M. prior to the service and other times at the home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church Building fund.  Wrenn, Clarke and Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the family.

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