Mrs. Mary Nan Knott Moore

  • Born: September 18, 1932
  • Died: November 20, 2017
  • Location: Sylvester, Georgia

Banks Funeral Home

210 N. Main Street
Sylvester, GA 31791

Tel. (229) 776-2055

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mrs. Mary Nan Knott Moore, 85, of Sylvester died Monday November 20, 2017 at Willson Hospice House.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 24, 2017 in the Warwick United Methodist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Glenn Saunders will officiate.
Mrs. Moore was born on September 18, 1932 in Warwick to the late Thomas C. and Ethel Dixon Knott. She had lived in Sylvester most of her life. Mrs. Moore was retired from the Georgia Forestry Commission and also taught as a substitute teacher for Worth County School Schools. She was a faithful member of Isabella Baptist Church for many years.
Survivors include her daughters, Mary W. Houston (Mack) of Sylvester and Nancy F. Carstens (Earl) of Lookout Mountain, GA; grandsons, Hank Houston (Paula) of Sylvester and Thom Houston (fiancé Sarah) of Birmingham, AL; granddaughters, Anna Carstens and Mimi Carstens, both of Lookout Mountain, GA; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 10:30 AM until the Service Hour at Warwick United Methodist Church Cemetery.
For those desiring, memorials may be made in her honor to the Lights of Love of Worth County, PO Box 3770, Albany, GA 31706 or the Margaret Jones Public Library, 205 East Pope Street, Sylvester, GA 31791.
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Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Thinking of you and keeping your family in our prayers.

Posted by Stacey and Lisa Bell - Fitzgerald, GA - Friend   November 22, 2017

Ms. Mary I am so sorry to read of the passing of your mom. I am praying for peace and comfort for you and your family at this time.

Posted by June Fraser - Cordele, GA   November 21, 2017


I'm will surely miss you and the visit with bullet and all the good times we had love you Audrey

Posted by Audrey Willis - Friend   November 21, 2017

Praying for your family during this time! She was so sweet to my family. Her and my grandma were best friends for many years, peace knowing that they are rejoicing together again. Continued Prayers!

Posted by Julie (Gill) Moore - Freeport, FL - Family Friend   November 21, 2017

I was thinking of you today, I'm going miss her sassy talks she would have with me. We made a promise and I'm going to hold on to will be truly missed...

Posted by Kayla Hall - Acquaintance   November 20, 2017

I am so sorry to hear of this loss. Mary, and family, you are certainly in my thoughts and prayers. She was such a sweet and thoughtful person. I use to live talking to her while Ashley fixed her hair. She was dearly loved.

Posted by Evelyn Fletcher Castleberry - Sylvester, GA - Friend   November 20, 2017