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Karen Lynne Mitchell Moore, 78, of Summerville SC, passed away on November 24,
2022 surrounded by family.
Karen was born on August 31, 1944 to James and Mary Louise Mitchell in Detroit, MI.
After graduating from Roseville High School in 1962, she went on to earn a bachelor’s
degree in education from Michigan State University. Upon graduation, Karen began her
career as a second-grade teacher in Roseville MI, eventually retiring in 2006 as a sixth
grade teacher in Summerville, SC.
In 1960, Karen met John Moore, and they wed in September of 1965. In 1969 they
moved to South Carolina and went on to have 2 children, John and Jimmy.
Karen was predeceased by her parents, James and Mary Louise Mitchell and by her
brothers, Charles Mitchell and Lowell Mitchell. Karen is survived by her husband of 57
years, John Moore III, sons John Moore IV (Kimberly), Jimmy Moore (Lori),
granddaughter Ashton Moore O’Cain (Noah), and grandsons Carter Moore, Luke
Moore, and Peter Moore. Also left to cherish her memory are many loving relatives and
A longtime member of Deer Park Baptist Church, Karen enjoyed teaching Sunday
School, volunteering with the youth group, traveling, and spending time with family.
She was a courageous child of God, passionate teacher, and loving wife, mother,
grandmother, and friend.
A memorial service will be held 11:00am, December 10, 2022 at Deer Park Baptist
Church, 8875 Old University Blvd, North Charleston SC 29406. Family will receive
friends and loved ones beginning at 10:00am.