Audrey Kates Moody

Dec 12, 2013

1963 — 2013

WAYNESVILLE — Audrey Kates Moody, 50, of Waynesville, died Monday, Dec. 9, at The Homestead.

She was a native of Salem, New Jersey, but had resided in Haywood County since 1993.  She was a daughter of the late Walter Kates and Shirley Kates. She was also preceded in death by her brother, David Kates.

Mrs. Moody is survived by her husband of 20 years, Ben Moody; sons, Johnathon Pancoast of Clyde, and Earl Pancoast of New Jersey; one granddaughter of New Jersey; and one grandson, due in May, 2014, of Waynesville. Mrs. Moody was a former manager at Walmart in Clyde and Waynesville.  In addition to having a passion for making quilts, she was also a fabulous seamstress.

A celebration of her life will be held at noon Thursday, Dec. 12 at the American Legion in Waynesville.

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