Dorothea Louise Moses

Published 3:38 pm Thursday, September 1, 2016

Dorothea Louise Moses, 85, of Nederland, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016. Dorothea was born August 9, 1931 in Port Arthur to the late John M. Benson and Edna Burke Benson.

Dorothea was a dedicated wife, loving mom, a self-taught artist, seamstress, a wonderful cook, homemaker, she loved to travel and was a lover of animals.

She is survived by her husband, Charles R. Moses, Sr. of Nederland; son, Charles R. Moses, Jr. and wife, Karen of Port Neches; daughters, Margie Tiner and husband, Gary of Nederland, Babbie Patin and husband, Errol of Spring; sister, Barbara Homes and husband, Ron of Nederland; grandchildren, Janna Carter, Julie DeVillier, Cameron Patin, Evan Moses and Erin Moses; 5 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

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There will be a graveside service in the larger Tranquility Mausoleum on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches under the direction of Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland, TX.

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