Lizzie Ann Moody passed away at 1:55 p.m. on, Monday, March 23, 2020, with her daughter Annette Moody and granddaughter Ukiea Murray at her side at St. Joseph Regional Hospital. Lizzie was born April 19, 1934, in Springfield, GA, to the late Lonnie Dillard and Vinnie (Young) Dillard.
In 1951, in Springfield, GA, Oscar, and Lizzie united in holy matrimony. In 1952 she and Oscar relocated to South Bend, IN, and their union lasted 64 years until Oscar preceded Lizzie in death. Lizzie started working at St. Joseph Regional Hospital in 1968 in the housekeeping department. She retired as a supervisor of housekeeping in 1996. She also worked part-time in South Bend hotels as a housekeeper. Lizzie was a member of St. Paul Bethel Missionary Baptist Church for years.
Besides her parents, Lizzie was preceded in death by four sisters and a brother.
Survivors include one daughter, Annette Moody of South Bend; one son, Michael "CC" Moody of Colorado; four stepchildren: Jhonnie "Blue" Moody of San Diego, CA, Terry Harris, Tony "June" Harris, and Tracy Harris; two sisters: Luverta (Andy) Groves all of South Bend and Irene Cox of Rockledge, FL; one brother, Willie Dillard of Gary, IN; 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.
The family would like to thank the health home care crew, the staff at Sanctuary at St. Joe Holy Cross Rehab and St. Joseph Regional Medical Center for all the love and care that they have expressed and shown the family.
Burial will follow at Southlawn Cemetery.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Lizzy A. Moody, please visit our floral store.