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Obituary for MOSES C. BOOTH
God called Moses Columbus Booth home on Monday, October 8, 2018 at the Crofton Convalescent Home after a brief illness. He was born June 271 1936 on Second Street, Eastport, Maryland across from Mt. Zion U.M. Church to the late Moses John Wesley Booth and Reva Pinkney Booth. He was the 4th of 5 children.
Moses attended Eastport Elementary School and Bates Sr. High. He left school early to take a job to help his mother. His first job was at the Annapolis Yacht Club. He left there and started his own Taxi business that lasted for 28 years. Moses worked at the Crownsville State Hospital and from there he retired. He helped his wife Alice with her personal flower business. After she retired from the flower business Moses worked for Langton Green for 18 years. Moses was a member of Adams U.M. Church and a faithful member of the Booth Singers. His favorite Hymns were Come Ye Disconsolate and I'll Fly Away. Psalm 23 was his favorite.
Moses was preceded in death by his wife, Alice E. Parker Booth, brother, Harrison Williams, (2) sisters, Harriett Williams Neal and Louise Booth Davis. He was married to the late Alice E. Parker for 47 years. He leaves to mourn his passing his adopted son, Philip Downs. One sister, Mary Ellen Booth Mackell. One brother-in-law, Clinton Davis. Two devoted nieces in laws (Caretakers) Barbara Tongue and Ruth Williams, a favorite nephew, Gerald Boston, a good friend, Ruth Butler and a host of relatives and friends.