Elder Myra Dale Jefferson Moran, 59, of Glen Allen, departed this life May 21, 2020. She was the daughter of Leroy Jefferson, Sr. and the late Lois Brown Jefferson. Myra was a 1978 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School. She also attended Virginia Commonwealth University. In December 2001, Myra retired from the City of Richmond, Department of Public Works after twenty years of service. Myra started her own business in 2002, "Is Your House In Order?" She served as church administrator in 2003 at Greater Refuge Church. In 2005 Myra went to work for W. S. Watkins & Son Funeral Home. She then went to work in 2018 for Scott's Funeral Home. Myra was thankful and grateful to have been blessed with her many places of employment. Myra accepted Christ Jesus at a young age and was baptized by Pastor Bishop Melvin Williams, Sr. of the True Apostolic Church. She later joined Greater Refuge Church, Pastor Bishop Samuel R. Peters, Sr. Her last church home was Restoration Assemblies, Pastor Steven M. Hawley. Myra served as Elder, church administrator and Psalmist. Myra was united in marriage to Irving Preston Moran on April 17, 1982. Preston called her "My Myra". In addition to her mother preceding her in death, she was also preceded in death by her sister, Loretta Moody; nephew, Matthias "Shang" Washington; father-in-law, Adolphus Moran, Jr. and three brothers-in-law, Joe Moody, Adolphus Moran, III and Oneal Moran. Left to cherish her memory are her devoted husband of thirty eight years, Deacon Irving Preston Moran; father, Deacon Leroy Jefferson, Sr. (Sara); twin sister, Myrna G. Washington; brother, Elder Leroy Jefferson, Jr. (Angela M.); goddaughter, Chloe "Nikki" Jefferson; godson, Myles Moody; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews; mother-in-law, Jeannette Moran; two brothers-in-law, Leo Moran (Geronimo) and Allen Moran (Teressa); three sisters-in-law, Vivian Eason (Marvin), Sylvia Vincent and Shelia Bridgeforth (Bennye); other relatives and many friends. Remains rest at Scott's Funeral Home, 115 E. Brookland Park Blvd. The family will have a walk through visitation from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 29 at Scott's Chapel, 116 E. Brookland Park Blvd. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30 at Scott's Chapel. Pastor Steven M. Hawley officiating. Interment Roselawn Memory Gardens.
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