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Catherine M. B. Moore

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Date published: 1/6/2013

Catherine M. B. Moore

Catherine Metz Bridgers "Kitzi" Moore, 84, of Richmond passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. Kitzi was born in Goldsboro, N.C.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Kennedy Bridgers; brothers John Kennedy Bridgers Jr. and Brutus Stallings Bridgers.

She is survived by her husband, Dover Gladstone Moore; a son, Frank Christian Moore and his wife, Lisa Palmer Moore of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; a daughter, Catherine Moore Stallings, and a grandson, Austin Edwin Stallings, both of Richmond; two sisters, Nancy Bridgers Norwood and husband Charles Stevens Norwood, of Goldsboro, and Barbara Bridgers Garey and husband George Frye Garey, of Moorehead City, N.C.; a brother, Walter Thomas Bridgers and wife Julie Talton Bridgers, of Goldsboro; sister-in-law Lillian Overman Bridgers (Brutus Stallings Bridgers); and of course, her beloved nieces and nephews whom she cherished with all her heart.

Catherine was a graduate of Watts Hospital School of Nursing in Durham, N.C., class of 1950. Always active in church and civic affairs in Fredericksburg, where she was a member of the Meridian Club and former member of the Fredericksburg Country Club and a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Richmond. She was a member of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia, serving as a former chairman of the Rappahannock County Committee and a former member of the Wilton House Museum Board.

Her family also included hundreds of wonderful friends from all walks of life who were touched by her generosity and grace and will share fond memories of her for years to come.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at St Mary's Episcopal Church, 12291 River Road, Richmond, Va. 23238.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be donated to the Boy's Home, Inc., 414 Boy's Home Road, Covington, VA 24426 or the Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road, Richmond, VA 23226-2212.

Condolences may be offered at woodyfuneralhome parham.com.