Grady Smith Moody
September 27, 1930 – January 29, 2017
GARNER – Grady Smith Moody, 86, died Sunday at the W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury. He was born in Johnston County to the late Oscar & Lula Holder Moody. He served his country in the U. S. Marine Corps 3rd “Howe” Battalion of 5th Marine Infantry and was a recipient of 2 purple hearts. He was retired from the Department of Corrections. Grady was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Mary Helen Coats Moody.
He is survived by numerous nieces & nephews.
A graveside service will be 3:15, Wednesday at Montlawn Memorial Park.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net