Fern T. Moss died on June 8, 2008 at East Cooper Hospital in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. She was born in Westbury, Minnesota, September 2, 1918, the daughter of Clarence Gerhardt and Ella Carlson Thompson. She graduated from high school in Albert Lea, Minn.; earned a B.S. degree at the University of Minnesota and an M.A.T. degree at Winthrop College in Rock Hill, SC. She retired as a Registered Dietitian of the Greenville Hospital System. She was a resident of Greenville, SC from 1952 through 2006 and a very active and involved member of the Greenville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. She enjoyed gardening, water aerobics at the Greenville YMCA, playing bridge, and being with her family.
Fern is survived and missed by sons, Michael E. Moss (Merrianne Wargo) of Speedwell, TN, Jon V. Moss, Sr. (Linda) of Conyers, GA, and Richard E. Moss (Carol Oates) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; grandchildren, Max Borghini (Rocio), Nathan Moss (Devorah) and Nick Moss (Elizabeth), Jon Moss, Jr. (Geri), and Jason Moss; Julia and Alex Moss, Curtis Moss (Sandra), Steven Moss (LuAnn) and Nancy Townsend (Ken); nine great-grandchildren (Jessica, Brad, Jonathan, Tyler; Joshua, Jennifer; Travis, Kacie; Calyn; Evelyn, Elaine); and two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Philip Thompson (Joan) of Owatonna, Minn. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles M. Moss, Sr.; her son, Charles M. Moss, Jr.; and her step-son, Earl Douglas Moss. Any memorials may be made to the charitable organization of one’s choice. A memorial service will be held at Greenville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Greenville, SC.