Presiding elder emeritus passes.

Worthy Colored Man Dies.

Dr. J.W. Moore, one of Wilson’s most esteemed colored citizens passed away today at 11 o’clock at the age of 77.

The deceased has been a presiding elder in the A.M.E. Zion church for the past forty years and at the last conference held by this church he was elected presiding elder emeritus.

Dr. Moore leaves two children and a concourse of friends of both races who regret his departure.

The funeral services will be conducted Friday at the A.M.E. Zion church.

— Wilson Daily Times, 4 March 1914.

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