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Betty F. (Lively) Moody

Obituary for Betty F. (Lively) Moody

September 16, 1939 - September 30, 2018
Danvers, Massachusetts | Age 79


DANVERS – Mrs. Betty F. (Lively) Moody, 79 of Danvers, beloved wife of nearly 50 years to the late William Moody, passed away September 30, 2018.

Born September 16th, 1939 in Beckley, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late James and Susan (Crane) Lively. She was raised and educated in West Virginia and Baltimore, Maryland, where she graduated high school and was a star athlete.

Mrs. Moody or affectionately known at work as "Gilo Betty", had a long and successful career with General Electric, retiring in 1999 after working as an Engine Inspection Manager for more than 30 years.

Betty was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed spending her time gardening and stayed fit over the years by taking daily long walks.

Betty is survived by her children, William Brian Moody and his wife Susan of Waterboro, ME, Nola Connor of Lynn, Bruce Moody and his fiancé Sherry of Georgetown and Kelline West of Lynn, 12 of her grandchildren, her seven great grandchildren, her sister, Nola Simeoni and her husband James of Maine, her brother, Roger James Lively and his wife Phyllis of Tenn. and several nieces and nephews. She was the grandmother of the late Corinne Connor.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours in the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (rte 62) Danvers, Friday, Oct. 5th from 4 to 7 P.M. All other services are private. Burial in Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Betty's memory to The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation 110 East 42nd Street, 16th Floor New York, NY 10017. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit

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