Maryln Joe Harmon Moody of McCrory died Jan. 11, 2021 at Woodruff County Health Center in McCrory. She was 78 years of age.
Maryln was born Jan. 6, 1943 in Wiville, Ark., to Upton and Nellie Potts Harmon. She was a 1960 graduate of Cotton Plant High School and a graduate of Memphis School of Commerce.
In 1961, she married Doug Dorris and they had one daughter.
She worked for Sears in Memphis for over ten years, then moved to McCrory where she worked at American Greetings and then at the Woodruff County Senior Center.
In 1994, she married Terry Moody and enjoyed going with him on trips in the big truck.
In 1996, she began a career at the Woodruff County MONITOR as Advertising Manager. She retired in 2018 and enjoyed over two years at the Residential Care Center at WCHC.
Maryln worked tirelessly for many years with the Woodruff County Relay for Life raising funds for cancer research. Both she and Terry were cancer survivors.
Maryln was a very out-going person with a vibrant personality. She loved to laugh and have fun and had many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Terry Moody, in 2011.
She is survived by her daughter, Ronda Higgins and husband Sean of Las Vegas; step-son, Brian Moody and wife Tammy of Mississippi; step-daughter, Angel Taylor of Memphis; sister, Paula Barnett and husband Jerry of McCrory; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.
Friends may visit at Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in McCrory from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2021.
Graveside services will be conducted privately.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancerresearch.org/donate/in_memory or mail to PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Arrangements by Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home of McCrory.
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