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A memorial service for Mallie Korff Moffett, age 95, of Rusk, TX will be held on Sat., Feb. 6, 2016, at the First Congregational Methodist Church, 27854 Hwy. 69 N., Rusk, TX with Pastor Robert Newton officiating. Lunch will be served at 12:30 with services beginning at 2:00 PM. Mallie was born Sept. 19, 1920, in Gallatin, TX to Edwin and Mary Gates Korff.  She attended Sam Houston High School in Houston and Massey Business College and later worked as a bookkeeper. She was an accomplished cook, seamstress and needlework artist.  Her exquisite needlework artistry graces the homes and hearts of family and friends. Her love of cooking resulted in a catering business in which her cakes and specialties were enjoyed at weddings, birthdays and other special occasions. Mallie was hostess at many family get-togethers and a beloved aunt to nieces and nephews. She also enjoyed gardening and was a longtime member of First Congregational Methodist Church. Mallie passed away in Rusk on Jan. 27, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Thomas Moffett, sister, Mary Stallings, and brothers, Edwin and Conrad Korff. She is survived by two sisters, Faye Woodworth and Marion Griffin, a brother, Hal Korff and nieces and nephews. Mallie loved to laugh.  Her beautiful smile lit up the lives of those who knew her.
Published on  February 2, 2016
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