Obituary of Mary Moore

Mary Alice Moore, 86, of Delmar, died on Monday, November 19, 2018, peacefully at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.  Born on September 19, 1932 in Christiansburg, VA, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Edith Collins Miles.

Mary Alice graduated from Christiansburg High School in Virginia, where she was active in the sport of Basketball. She was homemaker most of her life caring for her family and friends. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, sporting events, and loved listening to music. Mary Alice was advocate for animals. No one was a stranger to Mary Alice and she was loved by all. 

Mary Alice is survived by her husband Ralph C. Moore, Sr., a son, Ralph C. “Curtis” Moore, Jr. and his wife Jane of Salisbury; two daughters, Phyllis Burton and her husband Daniel of Whaleyville, Teresa Moore and her fiancé Chris Pacquing of Parsonsburg; three granddaughters, Elizabeth Burton, Samantha Burton, and Jordan Moore; a grandson, Alex Moore; a brother, Charlie Wayne Miles; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Mary Alice is preceded in death by three brothers, Robert Miles, Wilfred Miles, and Clarence Miles, Jr., and a sister, Louise Price.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Holloway Funeral Home, Salisbury.  A visitation will be held Monday night from 5 to 7 pm and one hour prior to the service.  Rev. Oren Perdue will officiate.  Interment will follow at Parsons Cemetery in Salisbury, MD.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Mary Alice’s honor to the Wicomico Co. Humane Society.

Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A.,  501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804.  To send condolences to the family, please visit