Obit: Marjorie Prince

Obit: Marjorie Prince

March 27th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Marjorie Elizabeth Moore Prince, 85, died Friday, March 23, 2012.The daughter of Voss and Irene Kington Moore, was born Aug. 13, 1926. All but she acknowledged there was no one like her.Possessed of an unmatched verbal facility and incisive intellect, Mrs. Prince was, in 1944, the first woman to win the Chattanooga Times full scholarship to the University of Chattanooga. After being widowed, she entered the workforce with TVA as a part-time typist and retired 30 years later as Affirmative Action Coordinator in the Division of Purchasing.Survivors include daughter, Abigail (Prince) Miller; and sons, Raymond, John and David Prince; grandchildren, Jessica (Miller) Sellers, Caroline Prince, Ruth (Prince) LeGere, David Prince, Daniel Prince, Candace Prince, Nathaniel Prince and Ian Prince; great-grandchildren, Abigail Sellers, Julia LeGere and Aiden Nelson Prince; brother, Voss Moore Jr.; sisters-in-law, ME Moore and Caroline (Prince) Anderson; and a multitude of other admirers whose lives were also made richer by the wit, warmth, class, and indomitability that was Marjorie.Mrs. Prince was preceded in death by her grandson, Graham Miller; and by her husband, Graham William Prince, who died in 1958. Mrs. Prince never remarried, and she died on what would have been her beloved Grahams 92nd birthday.The funeral service will be held at Wann at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 29.Interment will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery.Visitation at Wann Funeral Home will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 28.