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Louisa Sedgwick Minot Moseley, 83 ~ The Salem News

Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 2:00 am

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Louisa Sedgwick Minot Moseley, 83, went to Heaven on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008 at her home in Roseburg, Ore., to be with her Lord Jesus, whom she loved and faithfully served all of her life.

She was born Sept. 16, 1924 in Beverly, (Prides Crossing), to James Jackson and Miriam (Sears) Minot. On Sept. 4, 1946 she married Thomas Fabyan Moseley. Louisa moved from Beverly to San Francisco, Calif. in 1972 where she was a member of Christ Bearers Church. She lived between San Francisco and Roseburg, where she was a member of Calvary Cross Church and has been a permanent resident of Roseburg since 1994.

Louisa was a loving daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, god mother and friend who will be greatly missed. She loved helping people and was a funny, witty, classy lady who loved her poodles, classical music and drama. Louisa was a gifted poet, cook and flower arranger who enjoyed the outdoors: gardening, walking, swimming and picnics - she loved the ocean.

Louisa was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Eleanor Lewis and Constance Crossan, and her son, James Jackson Moseley.
Survivors include her daughter, Louise Moseley Rodgers of Beverly, San Francisco and Roseburg; sister, Miriam Mason Cable of Connecticut; three grandchildren, Rebecca Rodgers, Jonathan Moseley and Emily Moseley; one niece and four nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008 at 12 p.m. in the Calvary Assembly of God Church, 718 Lookingglass Road, Roseburg. Pastors Hugh and Melba Meakin and Charles Snyder will officiate. Following a graveside service, Louisa will be laid to rest within the grounds of Roseburg Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Louisa's memory to her favorite charity, Horses in California Inc., 22- 22nd Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121; for the benefit of the James Brady Riding Program for special needs children. Wilson's Chapel of the Roses, 965 W Harvard, Roseburg, OR 97470 is in charge of arrangements. (541) 673-4455.