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Demeka Rena Moore

September 4, 1979 — September 27, 2023


Demeka Rena Moore

Demeka Rena Moore, age 44, beloved wife, mother, daughter, and sister, passed away on September 27, 2023, in NMMC - Pontotoc, Mississippi. She was born on September 4, 1979, in Houston, Mississippi. Demeka's life was one filled with joy, love, and compassion that touched the hearts of all who knew her.

Demeka's Visitation  will be held on October 6, 2023 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Belle Memorial Funeral Home in Bruce, MS.

Demeka's funeral service will be held on October 7, 2023, at Mays Chapel MB Church in Pittsboro, Mississippi. The service will commence at 11:00 AM and will be a cherished opportunity for family and friends to pay their final respects to this remarkable woman. The address of the church is 522 County Road 136, Pittsboro, MS 38951.

Demeka Rena Moore was a devoted wife to Pastor Lee Moore and a loving mother to her sons Jamarius Gates, Caleb Moore, Bryson Moore, and daughters Kalajaih Moore, Zariyia Moore and Kaliyah Herman. She treasured her role as a mother above all else and poured her heart into raising her children with love and guidance.

Born to Jimmy Gates and Deborah Simmons-Gates in Houston, Mississippi, Demeka had a nurturing spirit from an early age. Her parents instilled in her the values of kindness and empathy that she carried throughout her life. As the eldest sister to Tez Gates and Seletha Walker, Demeka showed unwavering support and care for her siblings.

Demeka Rena Moore's life was centered around faith and community. An active member of Mays Chapel MB Church where her memorial service is being conducted; she exemplified the essence of love through her involvement as a First Lady. Demeka was always ready with open arms to extend a helping hand or offer comforting words to those in need.

Beyond her dedication to her family and church community; Demeka had a profound impact on those who crossed her path. Her warm smile and genuine compassion brought solace to countless individuals enduring their own personal struggles. She possessed a unique ability to light up a room with her presence, radiating positivity and joy wherever she went.

Demeka Rena Moore's legacy will continue to live on through her family and the memories embedded in the hearts of all whose lives she touched. Her kindness, selflessness, and unwavering love will forever remain an inspiration to all who had the privilege of knowing her.

During this difficult time, let us remember the extraordinary life that Demeka lived and hold onto the memories that bring us comfort. She was a blessing to everyone she encountered, leaving an indelible mark on their souls. While we mourn her loss, let us also celebrate the beautiful life she lived and take solace in knowing that she is now at peace.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to Mays Chapel MB Church in honor of Demeka's dedication to her faith community.

We extend our deepest condolences to Jimmy Gates (Father), Deborah Simmons-Gates (Mother), Pastor Lee Moore (Husband), Jamarius Gates, Caleb Moore, Bryson Moore (Sons), Kalajaih Moore, Zariyia Moore, Kaliyah Herman (Daughters), Tez Gates (Brother), Seletha Walker (Sister), and all other family members and friends mourning this profound loss. May you find comfort in cherished memories as you navigate through this trying time.

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Past Services


Friday, October 6, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Belle Memorial Funeral Home - Bruce

138 E WashingtonSt, Bruce, MS 38915

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Funeral Service

Saturday, October 7, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Mays Chapel MB Church

49 CR 159, Houlka, MS 38850

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