Wilma Ruth Hornsby Moorer, 87, of Birmingham, Alabama, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018.
Mrs. Moorer was born May 5, 1931, in Arab, Alabama. She graduated from Arab High School at age 16 and moved to the Eva Coma Home in Birmingham to attend Business School. She performed secretarial work for several years before marriage. She loved spending time with her family — especially with her grandchildren; plus, sewing, antique doll collecting, flower arranging, and gardening.
Mrs. Moorer was a member of Huffman United Methodist Church, the “Loyalty” Sunday school class, and the Flora-Dora Garden Club. She was a long-time East-End Council of Garden Clubs’ blue-ribbon winner with horticulture entries and flower arranging. Also, she was a member of the Birmingham Antique Doll Club.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law: Susan Moorer-Edmonds and Rodger Edmonds; and Laurie and Ken Buchanan; her grandchildren: Ashley Buchanan, Ryan Buchanan, and Matthew Moorer-Edmonds; brother, Ralph Hornsby (wife Trish Hornsby); sisters: Sara Martin (husband Rev. Doug Martin), Martha Head, and Katherine Farris (husband Terry Farris); plus many beloved nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband: Roy Lee Moorer, Jr. and her parents: Artis and Grace Hornsby; grandson Kris Krzistetzko; brother Alfred Hornsby, and brother Waymon Hornsby.
Appreciation is expressed to the care team at Aspire Cahaba and to Comfort Care Hospice.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m., with service to follow at 12 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at Jefferson Memorial Gardens-East, Trussville.