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April 18, 2024

Zora “Marie” Carroll Moretz

Zora “Marie” Carroll Moretz, 91, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 27, 2023, at Trinity Ridge Nursing Home in Hickory.

She was born March 7, 1932, to the late Virgil Grady Carroll and Onnie “Ona” Alberta Williams Carroll in Watauga County. Mrs. Moretz was an employee at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) in Aberdeen, Maryland until her retirement. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of nearly 72 years, Ernest “Ernie” Eugene Moretz, Sr. of the home; a daughter, Tina Marie Moretz of Joppa, Maryland; a sister, Dorothy Jean Carroll Williams of Bel Air, Maryland; and a brother, Stanley Bruce Carroll “Beverly” of Boone.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Visitation will be at 1:00 p.m. and the funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church Building Fund at 7500 NC Hwy 127, Taylorsville, NC 28681.

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