Agnes Dalceita Moore (Formally Wood) was born on a bright Sunday morning December 1, 1929 by the seaside of Lucea, Jamaica to Norval Agustus Wood and Agatha Lydia Alexander. She was the 6th child of 8 children; Laurent Wood, Oscar Wood, Aubrey Wood, Sydney Wood, Velma Wood, Vascus Anthony Wood, and Eric Wood.
The family eventually moved to St. Catherine, a small industrious, agricultural area in Jamaica where many other relatives of the Wood families were also located.
At school, Agnes Wood excelled in her studies that included her favorite, math. She eventually moved to Kingston and worked for a department store as the book-keeper. Eventually, marrying in 1951 at age 22 to Rudolph D. Moore. She bore him 6 children of whom are Patricia Simon, Audre Nicholson, Warren Moore, Sandra Houghton, Kaye Jackson, and Paul Moore.
A better life, an education, and economic opportunities was a dream that Agnes wanted for her children here in the U.S. After migrating here, she became a nanny to the Ambassador of Kenya’s children for many years until they returned to their home country.
Afterwards she became involved in catering which she did for many years until she retired.
She leaves a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed.
To view the live streamed service, please visit: