History of the Restoration Movement

Benjamin Franklin Moody


Benjamin Franklin Moody was one of the
first ministers for the Hebron Church.
Better known as Frank, he began his long
ministry at Hebron in 1914. His wife,
Lizzie Elam Moody, was one of the first
students fo David Lipscom College in
Nashville, Tenn. Brother Moody died on
February 8, 1948 and Sister Moody died
on June 6, 1953.
-photo courtesy of C. Wayne Kilpatrick-

Funeral Services Held For Prominent Joppa Citizen Saturday

The Rev. B.F. Moody, 76, prominent citizen of Joppa, died Friday, February 6th, at his him after a prolonged illness. Brother Moody was a lifelong educator, having served as principal of schools at Boaz, Douglas, Albertville, Joppa, and Hulaco, Alabama. He was a miniter(sic) of the Church of Christ and Pastor of Mt. Hebron and Eva churches on Brindlee Mountain.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lizzie Elam Moody, one son, Robert Elam Moody of Phil Campbell, and six daughters, Miss Aileen Moody, Coker College, Hartsville, S.C.; Mrs. H.E. Darnell, Huntsville; Mrs. J.H. Winn, Sylacauga; Mrs. E.L. Penn, Joppa; Mrs. Theodore Smith, Joppa; Miss Sara Moody, Joppa; and ten grandchildren. His sisters are Miss Florence Moody and Mrs. L.C. Riggs, Albertville.

Funeral services were held at Mt. Hebron Church, Joppa, at 10:00 A.M., Februrary 7, 1948. Interment at Albertville.

-Cullman Banner, Thursday, February 12, 1948

Directions To The Grave of B.F. Moody

Take I-59 to Exit 183. Head west on Hwy. 431 through Atalla toward Albertville. In Albertville, the Memorial Hill Cemetery will be on your left. Enter the cemetery and take the second right. At the fifth drive turn left, and as the road turns back to the left, note the corner plot to your left will be MOODY. This is the B.F. Moody plot.

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Memory Hill Cemetery, Albertville, Alabama

Sarah Moody

Elizabeth Elam Moody

Frank Moody

Photos Taken 06.25.2013
Page produced 11.16.2013
Courtesy of Scott Harp

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