Ganelle Moore, 1940-2019


Ganelle Moore, 79, of Quitman passed away Oct. 4, 2019, in Garland. Services were held Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at Forest Hill Baptist Church, with visitation at 10 a.m. and funeral service at 11. Burial followed at Quitman City Cemetery.

Gay was born in Quitman on Jan. 27, 1940, to Artemus and Haskie (Sutton) Rushing. She was a lifelong member of Forest Hill Baptist Church. Gay began her 50-year career as a telephone operator for GTE in Quitman and retired from People’s Telephone in 2006. 

Gay was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth, in 2001; parents; brother, Curtis Rushing; and sisters Jackie Melvin and Barbara Clark. 

Survivors include her brother, Billy and wife Shirley Rushing of Quitman; sister, Glenda and husband Wayne McElyea of Garland; and numerous nieces and nephews, family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Forest Hill Baptist Church, 1880 N. State Highway 37, Quitman, TX 75783.