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Rita Howard Moberly
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Rita Howard Moberly, 67, of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. She is survived by her loving husband, Jimmy. Rita was born on July 21, 1950 in Lancaster, KY to the late Hobert and Helen Christine Conley Howard. She was a pre-school teacher’s aid for over 20 years. Rita babysat for many families and loved taking care of children. She just loved people and they loved her.

Surviving is a brother, Barry Lewis Howard of Lancaster; a sister Diane Prewitt(Keith) of Lancaster; two grandchildren Lucas Chance Moberly and Jayla Brooke Bailey; two nephews, Jared Prewitt(Emiley) and Toy Howard(Samantha); seven nieces, Keri Noe(Jonathan), Kia Howard Lamb(Daniel), Shauna Howard, Holly Howard Caudill(Jason), Kyra Burnett, Kristin Burnett, and Kaleena Burnett; great nieces and great nephews that she thought so much of and was known as Mammaw to them, Emersyn, Piper, Aniya, Jaydon, Ryan, Asher, Eli, Jack, Conley, Colton, Jonah, and Ethan. Also surviving is a special cousin, Doris Ann Estes; and mother of Lucas and Jayla, Jennifer Moberly Scott.

Rita along with her parents, is preceded in death by her loving son, Jimmy Shane Moberly and loving brother, Larry Dean Howard.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Monday, November 13, 2017 at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bill Rhodus and Bro. Cole Caven officaiting. Visitation will be 5-9 PM on Sunday.

Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Active pallbearers are Barry Howard, Jared Prewitt, Jonathan Noe, Daniel Lamb, Keith Prewitt, Jason Caudill, Joe Carpenter, Bobby Hardwick, and Gary Ledford.

Honorary pallbearers are the teachers and staff of Lancaster Elementery School.

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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home

1782 Lexington Rd.
Lancaster, KY 40444





11:00 AM
Spurlin Funeral Home

1782 Lexington Rd.
Lancaster, KY 40444

Cemetery Details


Lancaster Cemetery

205 Crab Orchard St.
Lancaster , KY 40444


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