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Nora Jean MoodyPassing: April 25, 2022


St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, April 29th @ 11:00am


Chastain Funeral Home

Thursday, April 28th @ 4:00pm-8:00pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Friday, April 29th

BEDFORD – Nora Jean Moody, 77, passed away Monday, April 25, 2022, at IU Health Hospice House.

Born January 2, 1945, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Edward and Mary Ellen (Lime) McGinnis.  She married Gale Edward “Bunk” Moody on July 9, 1979 and he preceded her in death.

Jean graduated in 1963 from the Our Lady of Grace Academy and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  She was an avid reader.  Jean loved her flowers and tomato plants.  And she made the best angel food cake.

Surviving are children, Gary Edward (Debbie) Moody of Mitchell, David Moody of Mitchell, Lisa (James) Taylor of Mitchell, Michelle (Mike) Kern of Bedford, Michael (Lisa) Moody of Missouri, Lisa (Brian) Carrico of Bedford, and Vicki (Troy) Hamilton of Columbus; sister, Susie (Mike) Barthlomew of Beech Grove; sister-in-law, Jan McGinnis of Indianapolis; 17 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and her beloved dog, Bella.

Her parents; husband; brother, Lee McGinnis; and great-granddaughter, Nora Davis preceded her in death.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 29, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Jegan Peter and Deacon Dave Reising officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. The Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m.

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4 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Jan Grissom | Lexington Kentucky
    Date: May 3, 2022
    So sorry Michelle. Prayers for you and you family.
  2. Guest: Dylan Goller | Heltonville
    Date: April 29, 2022
    I didn't know her in life, but I want to wish the family well.
  3. Guest: Sharon and David Williams | Mitchell, IN
    Date: April 29, 2022
    Goodbye to one of our best friends. We are so sorry that we are so far away and can't be there to say "so long" until we meet again on that golden shore. We always had so much fun together and we have missed you and Gale so much the last few years, playing Euchre, going square dancing or out to dinner. Now you are with Gale once more. Enjoy until we get there. Goodbye sweet lady! We love 💕 you!
  4. Guest: Melissa A Tanksley | Loogootee, IN
    Date: April 29, 2022
    Jeannie was an awesome lady. Full of life, laughter, and so much fun to be around! I worked with her at spring mill inn when I was 15 years old and very much enjoyed being around her. She and Gale were also very good friends with my parents David (Sharon) Williams. I'm so sorry to hear of her passing. My parents and I are so sorry we could not attend the services to pay our respects as we are out of town. Prayers for the family!!