Esther Elaine Moody
March 17, 1941  -  May 6, 2019

Esther Elaine Moody

Memorial Service
Pecos Funeral Home
607 W. 3rd
Pecos, TX  79772
Saturday, June 1, 2019
2:00 PM
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Esther Elaine Moody, of Pecos, passed away on May 6, 2019 in Odessa, Texas.
Elaine was born in Cayote, Texas to Curtis and Evelyn Carlson on March 17, 1941. She attended school in Pecos and graduated with the class of 1959. She married Claude (Kinley) Moody on August 10, 1969. Elaine was a beautician for 45 years and was active at the Pecos Senior Center. She enjoyed playing games, photography, painting, sewing and spending time with family & friends.
Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, brother Robert and sister Virginia.
Elaine is survived by her husband Claude, daughters Brenda and husband Neal, Melissa and husband Danny, and son William and wife Lisa. Grandchildren Drew and wife Niki, Cade, Kinsey, MaKala, Marley, and Lincoln. Great grandchildren Grace, Corbin, Cylas, and Hope. Brothers, Curtis Carlson Jr and wife, Kathy, and Jim Carlson and wife Dianne; sisters, Marilyn Moody and husband, Jackson, and Jackie Venske and husband, Ken, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins that will miss her dearly.
Memorials may be made to the Pecos Senior Center, West of the Pecos Museum, or your favorite charity. The family of Elaine wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Madison Medical Resort and Home Hospice of Odessa for their excellent care.
A memorial service will be held on June 1, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Pecos Funeral Home Chapel.
Another Memorial Service will be held in Clifton, Texas at a later date.
Services are under the direction of Pecos Funeral Home.


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  1. TJ & Marilyn Oden
    Blackwell, TX

    You will be missed dearly sweet lady......

  2. Barney McCasland
    Pensacola, FL

    May God bless and keep you and give you his peace.

  3. Kym Carlson
    Euless, TX

    Elaine was a special lady who will be missed by many. I’ll sure miss seeing the many recipes she liked to share on social media. Sending thoughts and prayers to Kinley, Brenda, Melissa and Bill. Love Scott and Kym.

  4. Jo Ann Boulter
    san angelo, TX

    I am so sorry to hear about Elaine--- Our prayers are with Kinley & family. We will miss our dear '59 classmate and member of our "lunch bunch".....

  5. Sonny crist
    Broken Arrow, OK

  6. Delinda M Richman

    I am so sorry for your great loss but how fortunate to have had such a great mother who loved her children so deeply.

  7. Sarah Oden Fite
    Weatherford, TX

    It breaks my heart that my "Aunt" Elaine is no longer with us. I could always count on her to check in on Dad when was ill. On our "honeymoon" to Big Bend, Matt and I surprised Elaine and "Montana" and got to have a nice long visit. I am so happy we did that. She was so special to our family.

  8. Kathy Hurley
    Pecos, TX

    Elaine was a very special lady and I will miss her. She shared Bill with us for many years. Him and Sarah Clark Shuttleworth grew up together.

  9. Gail and Hugh Box
    Pecos, TX

    Elaine was a special lady. She will be missed. Prayers of comfort are extended to Kinley and the family.

  10. Zane & Jan Chandler
    Christoval,, TX

    Elaine was a sweet, special lady and we loved her.
    With our deepest sympathy to Kinley and all the family.
    She will surely be missed by all of us.
    We love you all and you're in our prayers.

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