Minister Alethia Moore Royal ~ Ashdown, Ark.

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Updated: November 1, 2018

Minister Alethia Moore Royal was born December 22, 1914, in Arthur City, Texas, to the late Virgil Moore and Ida Moore-Duncan.

She accepted Christ early in age and was faithful in her walk with God until her death.

During her union to Billie Royal, she had eight children. Alethia was a loving mother to her children and she was blessed to see many generations of her descendants.

Minister Alethia Royal passed away on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Pleasant Manor Nursing & Rehab in Ashdown, Ark.

She was preceded in death by her parents; all of her siblings and four children.

Minister Royal is survived by her children, Joe Edd Royal and Luther Royal of Foreman, Ark., Tollie Royal of Simms, Texas and Helen Ward of Gainesville, Texas; many grand, great-grand, great-great grand and great-great-great grandchildren and a host of many family members and friends.

Services will be held at noon Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at St. Rest Baptist Church with Rev. Clevester Rolfe and Minister Ira J. Royal officiating.

Burial will be in Piney Grove Cemetery under the direction of Hamburg Funeral Home of Ashdown, Ark.