Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Melinda Gailbreath
Moore, 48, of Nashville, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on
Friday, January 26, 2007, at the Gainesboro First United
Methodist Church in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the
Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5 – 8 P.M. at
the funeral home, and on Friday the body will lie in state at the
church from 9:30 A.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Moore passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2007, at
Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Ward
“Bub” Gailbreath and Lucille Bowman Gailbreath. Betty is
survived by her husband, Carey Moore, her sister and dearest
friend, Peggy Gailbreath Sircy; mother-in-law Pepper Moore
and sister-in-law Robin Moore of Nashville; aunt Joy
Gailbreath Brown of Gainesboro; nieces and nephews Tony
Sircy of Knoxville, Matt and Crystal Sircy of Gainesboro, and
Angel Sircy Mathis and Michael Mathis of Cookeville. She
is also survived by grand-nieces and nephews Jessica Wylie,
Kyle Wylie, Kent Mathis, and Destiny Sircy.
Betty was a native of Gainesboro, Tennessee, a place she
always held close to her heart. She graduated from Jackson
County High School and MTSU. She worked for WSMV-TV for
3 years and The Nashville Network for 18. She and her sister,
Peggy, also operated the Gailbreath Inn Bed & Breakfast and
Betty leaves behind a lot of family and extended family who will
miss her, but she also leaves behind dozens of friends from
practically every period of her life.
Rev. Mike Brown, her cousin, of Dallas, TX, will officiate.
Pallbearers will be Carey Moore, Tony Sircy, Matt Sircy,
Michael Mathis, Kyle Wylie, and Jeff Bowman.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in
Betty’s name to The American Cancer Society or the National
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