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Bonnie Jo Nickels Moore

April 19, 1937 — May 18, 2021

Abingdon, VA – Bonnie Jo Nickels Moore, age 84, passed on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.  Bonnie was a member of Gospel Tabernacle and a nurse at Grace Health Care for nearly 25 years.  Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents, Lula Frances Henley Nickels and Ryburn Nickels; husband, Rufus Moore; brother, Ralph Nickels; and two sisters, Lois Moore and Margaret Ann Emmert.

 She is survived by her daughter, Eva (Michael) Brown of La Grange, NC; two sons, Joey (Rachel) Moore of Abingdon, VA and Rufus Eugene (Diane) Moore of Greenville, TN; five grandchildren, Tiffany Rodi, Jonathan Wyatt, Matthew Moore, Savannah Moore, and Josie Moore; five great grandchildren, Brittany Rodi, Joshua Rodi, Noah Wyatt, Ezra Wyatt, and Oliver Moore; brothers, Buddy (Sue) Nickels, Kenneth (Betty) Nickels, and Jim (Betty) Nickels; sister, Nancy Robins-Stahl; and several nieces and nephews. 

Visitation with the family will be held 6-8 Thursday, May 20, 2021, in the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service.  Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday in Gospel Tabernacle, 15292 Enterprise Road, Abingdon, VA, with Pastor David Robins officiating.  Interment will follow in Knollkreg Memorial Park with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

 The family would like to extend special thanks to Greendale Home for the Aged for the care provided to Mrs. Moore. Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guest register. 

The family of Bonnie Jo Nickels Moore is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.
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Thursday, May 20, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Funeral Service, Inc. – Main Street Chapel

427 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

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