Mary Elizabeth (Moore) DePoyster

July 5, 1924 ~ August 27, 2019 (age 95)


Mary Elizabeth DePoyster age 95, died at 10:30AM on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Glenwood Center in Florence, Alabama. 

Mary was born July 5, 1924 in Nashville, Tennessee to Ernest & Emma Moore. She was preceded in death by her husband Shadrach DePoyster, four siblings and her son Fred Morris Sullins. 

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Barbara Sullins, three grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. 

Mary married Pastor Joseph Ragland on November 26, 1949 and resided in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  She actively supported church youth groups throughout Pastor Joe ministries until his death November 12, 1987.

After her husband Joe’s passing, Mary married Shadrach DePoyster on November 9th, 2001 they resided in Florence, Alabama for over 6 years.   She and Shad enjoyed dancing to country music and traveling together.

Throughout her life Mary enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She loved the church and was an active member of the Parkway Community Church for many years.   

Mary will be greatly missed by all of us. Forever, in our hearts.


Services will be held Saturday, August 31st at the Greenview Memorial Park and Funeral Home. Officiating will be Tim Long. 

Located at 3657 Old Chisholm Rd, Florence, AL 35633


Visitation will be at 10 am to 12 pm 

Service in the Chapel at 12:00 - 12:30

Graveside Service - Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens 

Reception at Parkway Community Church following.

To send flowers to Mary's family, please visit our floral section.


August 31, 2019

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Greenview Funeral Home
3657 Old Chisholm Road
Florence, AL 35633

Funeral Service
August 31, 2019

12:00 PM
Greenview Memorial Chapel
3657 Old Chisholm Road
Florence, AL 35630

Interment following funeral service
August 31, 2019

Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens
2601 Florence Blvd
Florence, AL 35633

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