She was born Jan. 25, 1929, in St. Paul to Edward and Jessie (Bond) Holding. As a young girl, she grew up and attended schools in St. Paul and at the age of 60 earned her GED.
Through the years, she worked at Fred Ronald Manufacturing in Parsons, Glen Berry Manufacturing in Chetopa, Chetopa Manor as a certified dietary manager, and most recently at the Hornet's Nest in Chetopa for 13 years.
She enjoyed flower gardening and collecting hummingbirds. She especially enjoyed sewing for her children and grandchildren.
She married Billy S. Moses on March 29, 1947, in Erie. He preceded her in death on April 1, 1972. She later married Jim Mount. He preceded her in death on April 7, 1998.
Survivors include three sons, Ed Moses of Oswego, Bill Moses and Doug Moses, both of Chetopa; two daughters, Nancy Miller and Jewel Lawellin, both of Chetopa; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and two sisters, Daisy Woods of Chanute and Agnes Hurley of Parsons.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, a sister and two granddaughters.
There will be a graveside service at 10 a.m. today at Oak Hill Cemetery in Chetopa. The casket will remain closed. The family will receive friends at 813 Hardin in Chetopa.
Memorials are suggested to the Chetopa Fire Department and may be left at or mailed to Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 346, Chetopa, 67336.